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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...

Sparking Creativity During COVID-19

Sparking Creativity During COVID-19

These past few months have been incredibly challenging for everyone around the world, especially for our brothers and sisters in Guatemala. Schools remain closed, leaving millions of students to continue their education from home. And to add to the problem, many...

The GLP’s 2019-2020 Global Grant is Approved!

The GLP’s 2019-2020 Global Grant is Approved!

The Rotary Clubs of Guatemala Oeste and Sudbury are thrilled to announce that the Guatemala Literacy Project (GLP) Global Grant for the 2019-2020 Rotary year has been approved by The Rotary Foundation! Global Grant #1989785 is for a total amount of US $631,247. This...

Delivering Food to Families in Need

Delivering Food to Families in Need

It’s 11:00 am and you wouldn’t believe how hard the scorching sun hits when you’re nearly 7,000 feet up in the mountains of San José Poaquil in Chimaltenango, Guatemala. The scene is almost surreal. A community leader, officially appointed by the local government,...

The Journey to the Center of Ak’Tenamit

The Journey to the Center of Ak’Tenamit

In the eastern part of Guatemala lays a school by the name of Ak’Tenamit. Ak’Tenamit serves as a boarding school for students in grades 7-12 and is one of the newest members of the GLP's Computer Centers Program. With the addition of new computer equipment, they are...

COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update

Dear GLP Family, We hope you’re all doing well during this unprecedented time of the Coronavirus pandemic. Many of you have been asking about us and what is happening in Guatemala. This curious time has us all feeling separated and disconnected as many of us take to...