Rise Graduate Meets Michelle Obama

Rise Graduate Meets Michelle Obama

Education made this possible.  Ancelma was born in the Western Highlands of Guatemala, where 95% of students never graduate from high school. Through the GLP’s programs, Ancelma beat these odds, earned her diploma, and broke the cycle of poverty in her family....
Empowering Girls in Tech

Empowering Girls in Tech

Hacienda Maria students proudly holding their new Microsoft certificates  Melinda Gates once said, “If you want to lift up humanity, empower women.” And that is exactly what the community of Hacienda Maria is doing. This year, 18 GLP Computer Program students from...
Edwin’s Path out of Poverty

Edwin’s Path out of Poverty

Textbooks. Computers. Spark Reading. Rise Youth Development. All four of the GLP’s programs work with students in Guatemala to help them get the education they deserve in order to reach one of the biggest milestones in their lives, high school graduation! But it...
Yoselyn: Driven to Make a Difference

Yoselyn: Driven to Make a Difference

Driven. Determined. Persistent. These are just a few of the amazing qualities that students in the GLP’s Rise Program possess. After all, you have to be pretty determined to even make it to middle school in rural Guatemala where more than 6 out of 10 kids don’t make...