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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

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

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...

20 Years of Service

20 Years of Service

This month, we are celebrating Howard Lobb’s 20th work anniversary with the GLP! We think that deserves a celebration! For the past two decades, Howard has dedicated his life to helping children in Guatemala break the cycle of poverty through education. We are so...

Cristina: Teaching Tech from Home

Cristina: Teaching Tech from Home

Everyone, say hi to technology teacher, Cristina! (You may recognize her from last year's Fall Fiesta at Home) In 2020, Cristina received the shocking news that schools were shutting down across Guatemala due to the emerging pandemic. Like teachers all around the...

2020 Report Card

2020 Report Card

Report cards are in! 2020 was a wild ride (to say the least), but we’re excited and proud to share how our programs performed last year, despite the challenges brought on by the pandemic. Although schools were physically closed last year, students in our programs...