CHILDREN NEEDING SCHOOL SPONSORSHIP

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WHY SPONSOR?


Although school in Guatemala is technically free, attendance costs are simply too high for many families. The need to purchase school supplies, uniforms, books, and shoes, as well as pay for transportation and meals is just too much. Thus, their children lose out on the enormous benefits of an education. This often results in children becoming part of the work force at a very young age, replicating a cycle of poverty that has gone on for generations.


Sponsoring a child to go to school removes these obstacles and offers an opportunity to break the cycle of poverty. It gives hope of a greater future for the children, their families, and even their community. Each student receives a backpack, school supplies, new school shoes and gym shoes, and other necessary items for school.

For $35 month ($47 Canadian) or $420 year ($563 Canadian) sponsor a child under 12th grade, If want to sponsor a University Student, University sponsorship price is $112.50 US per month or $1,350 US per year. Sponsor a child and give them the opportunity to get an education and change his/her future.

How to Sponsor

If you wish to sponsor one of the students listed here, please click the SPONSOR button below and follow the link to the donation page. Include the student name and number in the notes. Please also consider a second choice in case the student you select has already been sponsored. We try to keep this page current but sometimes there can be an overlap of sponsor requests. 

WHY SPONSOR?


Although school in Guatemala is technically free, attendance costs are simply too high for many families. The need to purchase school supplies, uniforms, books, and shoes, as well as pay for transportation and meals is just too much. Thus, their children lose out on the enormous benefits of an education. This often results in children becoming part of the work force at a very young age, replicating a cycle of poverty that has gone on for generations.


Sponsoring a child to go to school removes these obstacles and offers an opportunity to break the cycle of poverty. It gives hope of a greater future for the children, their families, and even their community.

Student receives a backpack, school supplies, new school shoes and gym shoes, and other necessary items for school.

For $35 month or $420 year, a sponsor can give a child the opportunity to get an education and change his/her future.