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Aldea Buena Vista – A School on the Rise

The community of San Pedro Yepocapa in Chimaltenango, Guatemala, has been forced to literally rise from the ashes again and again. Sitting at the base of Fuego Volcano, the town has been partially destroyed more than once. Yet, the community perseveres - just like its...

Travel Back through the GLP’s History

Travel Back through the GLP’s History

Last month, as a part of The Guatemala Literacy Project’s 25th anniversary, we took a glimpse into a future of possibilities! This time around, we’d like to take you on a giant leap back in time to the 20th century (cough—1996—cough) when the GLP was only just a dream...

2021 Report Card

2021 Report Card

Last year’s numbers are in! And unlike our P.E. grades in middle school, we can’t wait to bring them home to show you. 2021 was another challenging year–we all felt the effects of the pandemic in one way or another–but our spirits remained strong, and the year was...

Rosa: Walking the Path to a Brighter Future

Rosa: Walking the Path to a Brighter Future

Eighth-grader Rosa is no stranger to hard work. She regularly helps her mother in the fields to raise additional income and tends to the family’s own crops and livestock. And if that wasn’t enough, she also walks 30 minutes each way to school every day, scaling steep,...

Help After the Hurricanes

Help After the Hurricanes

Nearly ten months ago, Guatemala was hit by two devastating hurricanes, Hurricane Eta and Hurricane Iota. To this day, those impacted by the storms are still picking up the pieces and in the process of recovering. In early November, Hurricane Eta crossed Central...