Change a Life, Educate a Child

 
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  • Change a Life, Educate a Child posted a progress report
    A new opportunity in life
    By - Jose Arevalo - Director of Development
    She is from the department of Suchitepéquez, studies at the Scheel Center in 4th grade. She lives with her step-father, mother, and six siblings. Her father passed away a few years ago in a car accident while returning home. Since then her mother maintains the family working as a day laborer or cleaning houses. They...
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  • Change a Life, Educate a Child has received 1 donation
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  • Change a Life, Educate a Child posted a progress report
    A Brighter Future for Estefany
    By - Kendell Martell - Benefactors Services
    Estafany comes from a very low income family. Since she was little she has worked with her parents selling food at fairs around the country and was forced to always be on the move since the fairs never stay in one place for very long. Because of this she was unable to attend school with children her age. She and her family...
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  • Change a Life, Educate a Child has received 4 donations
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  • Change a Life, Educate a Child posted a progress report
    Following her Dreams
    By - The GOD'S CHILD Project - Benefactors Services
    The girl is 14 years old and has been attending classes at the Dreamer´s Center for three years. She has been a great help to her mother since they never had the help of a father. The family is made up of the mother, the girl´s brother and her. The mother works selling vegetables at the market in Chimaltenango....
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  • Change a Life, Educate a Child has received 2 donations
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  • Change a Life, Educate a Child posted a progress report
    Her mother sold her for drugs
    By - Jose Arevalo - Benefactor Services Director
    She comes from a disintegrated family.  Her father abandoned her when she was born and her mother is an alcoholic and drug addict.  Neither of them pay her any attention.   She has been part of Asociación Nuestros Ahijados for two years.  She used to have a normal life, attending school every day...
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  • Change a Life, Educate a Child has received 2 donations
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  • Change a Life, Educate a Child has received 3 donations
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  • Change a Life, Educate a Child posted a progress report
    Helping achild who doesn't hear to change his life
    By - Jose Arevalo - Benefactor Services Director
    Scheel Center     He is a young man of 15 years old, he was born in Santa Rosa. He presents the problem of total loss of hearing in his left ear since the age of 8 years.  In 2013 his parents took him for a medical examination, but the diagnostic wasn’t very hopeful because a hearing device...
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  • Change a Life, Educate a Child has received 23 donations
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    Education after loosing everything in a storm
    By - Jose Arevalo - Benefactor Services Director
     He is 9 years old and originally from Jocotenango He is the youngest of 5 children, and his father works day and night to help his family succeed.  He shares that in 2004, because of a bad storm in Guatemala, his family lost all of their belongings when all of their beds, clothes, and food became flooded and...
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    The Hernandez Martinez Family
    By - Jose Arevalo - Director of Benefactor Services
    Mr Luis and Mrs Mayra are from Ciudad Vieja Sacatepéquez. They both didn’t have the opportunity to study because their parents didn’t have the economical resources to give them a good education. Nowadays Mr Luis works in a factory making sacks. He works very hard to support his children and wife, but the...
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  • Change a Life, Educate a Child has received 1 donation
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  • Change a Life, Educate a Child posted a progress report
    Pulex Bucu Family
    By - Jose Arevalo - Director of Benefactor Services
    The Pulex Bucu family is one of many families that suffer from the poverty that exists in Guatemala. Marcelina is a middle aged woman that has had to work since she was a young girl. She is the mother of eight children whom she has had to support through arduous work in the fields and by offering cleaning services. With...
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    Juana Sarai Xitamul
    By - Jose Arevalo - Director of Benefactor Services
    Juana Sarai Xitamul lives in the neighborhood of San Felipe de Jesus near Antigua, Guatemala.   She comes from a very poor family.  Her mother works as  a housekeeper and earns only 400 Quetzales a month, the equivalent of about $50.  Her father works as a brick layers assistant when he can get the...
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    Silver - Tragic Childhood, Hope For The Future
    By - Morgan Charlton - Sponsorship Coordinator, Guatemala
    Silver was born into a poor family in Guatemala City. His father was a seasonal agriculture worker and more often than not he struggled to feed his family of five. The search for employment eventually led the family to the northern Guatemalan province of Peten. But only six months after leaving everything behind in search...
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    Against all odds, Mirza has never stopped dreaming
    By - Morgan Charlton - Sponsorship Coordinator
    Every child brought into this world is a blessing and one of a kind; Mirza reminds us of that every day. Mirza is a unique young woman for myriad reasons, only one of which is the fact that she was born with an extremely rare congenital disorder known as Hallermann-Streiff Syndrome and is one of fewer than 200 people living...
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  • Change a Life, Educate a Child has received 10 donations
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  • Change a Life, Educate a Child posted a progress report
    Every Dollar Matters
    By - Megan Kadrmas - Director of Benefactor Services
    Global Giving's Matching Campaign (June 13) gives you the opportunity to donate 50% more to help older-than-average students stay in school. On June 13 only, your Global Giving donation will be matched at 50%. Even a donation of just $10 helps Scheel Center compete for bonus cash for having the most donors. Please, take a...
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    Rosita's Angel
    By - Megan Kadrmas - Director of Benefactor Services
    For our organization's April newsletter, I wrote about the wonderful and life-changing bond that one of our Scheel Center students has with her sponsor, Carla. Carla met Rosita in 2004, when she was building a GOD'S CHILD Project home for Rosita's family. At the time, Rosita was a tiny 7-year-old girl who had been confined...
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    Sandra's long journey
    By - Megan Kadrmas - Communications Coordinator
      This Christmas, as we give thanks for our families and our lives, we encourage you to remember  those less-fortunate. We hope you’ll remember people like Sandra as you enjoy the holidays with your loved ones.   Sandra won an award for attendance and punctuality at Scheel Center this year. The...
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    Technology for a Cause
    By - Megan Kadrmas - Communications Coordinator
    It is fair to say that most Scheel Center students don’t know much about computers. They don’t have access to one at home. They maybe visit a near-by internet café once or twice a month when they’ve set aside enough spare change. Starting the 2012 school year in January will change that. Thanks to a...
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    Everyone's Milestone
    By - Megan Kadrmas - Communications Coordinator
    At the end of October, Scheel Center students, staff and volunteers gathered to celebrate our second graduating class. Six students completed their basico education (9th grade equivalent in the US education system). This is a huge accomplishment for any child in Guatemala, but especially for students who come from such...
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    Young Philosophers
    By - Megan Kadrmas - Communications Coordinator
    Scheel students have opportunities to learn about things that they normally would never be exposed to. By choosing to expand their horizons with these extracurricular courses, students gain critical thinking skills, build self-confidence and realize that education doesn’t just happen during the school day. One example...
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    Scheel Center youth stepping into action and brighter futures
    By - Lic. Leonel Aragon, Scheel staff and youth - Area de Psicologia/ Clinicas Dunnigan
    Offering free, accelerated elementary and middle school education and technical training for students up to 26 years of age, the Scheel Center, helps drop-outs go Back to School and strive for success, despite their difficult backgrounds.  In our last update we spoke about expanding horizons, this time we step into...
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  • Change a Life, Educate a Child has made updates to their project page.
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  • Change a Life, Educate a Child has received 91 donations
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    New Horizons: Dreams and education into action
    By - Robert Sutton - Project Assistant
    Amanda, a student at the The Scheel Center/El Centro Scheel recently received a small but critical gift, new glasses.  These came via a special benefactor in the USA who responded to her specific need.  She can now see the whiteboard… a vital horizon. In similar fashion, The Scheel Centre seeks to help...
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    Scheel Center Update #2: A Volunteer's Perspective
    By - Rebecca Mueller - Project Assistant
    Today I’m happy to share the story of a 5-week Scheel Center volunteer, Carmen, and to alert you to a special opportunity to support our students: Global Giving is offering a match of 30 percent for all donations received on March 16th, 2011. They will also award a cash prize for the project receiving the most...
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  • Change a Life, Educate a Child posted a progress report
    First Day of School 2011
    By - Rebecca Mueller - Project Assistant
    The Scheel International Technical Training Center opened for the 2011 school year last Monday. 145 students from Jocotenango and surrounding communities arrived in fresh uniforms, buzzing with the anticipation of starting classes and making new friends. Faces new and old fill the classrooms: New faces like...
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  • Change a Life, Educate a Child has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Jose Roberto Arevalo

La Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala

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