In one of the poorest countries in Latin America, active volcanoes and lush green forests hide suffering people.
Families squeeze out a living combing through garbage dumps. Children risk disease or injury as they reclaim and sell items to feed their families. Many families are too poor to seek medical care for their children.
With over half of the population living below the poverty line, the needs here seem overwhelming. But despite this extreme poverty, the Guatemalan people take pride in their hospitality and warmly welcome visitors as long-lost friends.
Connect with people and learn their personal stories as you visit door-to-door. Develop relationships and bring hope to neighborhood kids through sports camps in local parks and schools.
Your team will partner with local schools and organizations to share the hope of Jesus. You’ll bring love to children by teaching Vacation Bible School programs and helping in their schools.
Guatemala’s history dates back thousands of years. Visitors can experience the once mighty Mayan civilization, shop in local markets, or be captivated by the delightful people. You could even have the chance to visit the nearby historic town of Antigua for shopping or other adventures.
Be touched by the beauty of the people here. Get a first-hand glimpse of their joy in spite of their meager resources. Find your own heart changed.
Will you respond to the call to “go” and encourage the people of Guatemala?
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