Manos Amigas Guatemala
10
September
School anniversary

This week we commemorate another anniversary of our school, “El Colegio Parroquial La Sagrada Familia.”

10
September
Baptism and Eucharist

The girls and boys of the foundation received the sacraments of Baptism and Eucharist.

3
September
Basketball tournament

Students of Manos Amigas participated in a basketball tournament involving different educational centres of our community

1
September
Elementary school graduation

On the 31st of August we watched our primary students graduate from elementary school.

30
August
Our baccalaureate students concluded their research projects

During the last week of August, our baccalaureate students concluded their research projects.

13
August
Adult education program for the mothers of the foundation

With the support and help of TGW National Radio 107.3FM, Manos Amigas will now begin to offer an adult education program for the mothers of the foundation. 

4
August
New bakery and pastry course

The Municipality of San Andrés Itzapa has kindly offered a bakery course for all the mothers and children

3
August
The paving of the road has begun!

The most important process, the laying of the asphalt, has finally begun outside the gates of Manos Amigas.

2
August
Visit of the Mayor of San Andres Itzapa

The Mayor of San Andrés Itzapa came to see the new work which is being carried out on the road which leads from Manos Amigas to San Andrés Itzapa.

10
July
Carmelite Sisters in Eucharistic activities

We were very proud of a selection of our students from Manos Amigas, as they participated over the weekend in assisting the Carmelite Sisters in Eucharistic activities.

9
July
Reforestation and Environment

A group of graduates from Pre-Primary Teacher Training at the Colegio Integral Cientifico en Computación (Computer and Science College) are working with the secondary school students of Manos Amigas on a project which focuses on reforestation and the environment.

4
July
Cottonwood trees: Donation from The Municipality of San Andrés Itzapa

The Municipality of San Andrés Itzapa has kindly donated to Manos Amigas a group of Cottonwood trees.

2
July
Our Psychologist Tirza held an important seminar for the mothers

We offer mothers and children a new start and we most importantly aim to empower these women through entrepreneurship and training. 

1
July
First Communion

In August, a group of children from Manos Amigas, will receive their First Communion.

11
June
Sustainable and responsible practices at Manos Amigas

We have a very beautiful and expansive vegetable garden located on site, which provides us with all sorts of produce.

11
June
Kind and beautiful donation from the textile companies of San Andres Itzapa

The textile companies of San Andrés Itzapa and their suppliers have donated a number of cradles to Manos Amigas.

3
June
Second semester exams at the foundation

The students of Manos Amigas Guatemala are currently taking their second term exams at the foundation. Its an important moment to reflect on personal and academic growth

31
May
Such a great time! Dragoman visited us again

We always have such a great time when Dragoman visit the foundation as we are able to share our home with their international guests.

30
May
Healthy and happy children

As the girls and boys from Manos Amigas played all together, we couldn’t help but feel so happy  to see them vibrant, healthy and happy.

28
May
Sour Marcella, the founder of Manos Amigas pay us another visit!

During the month of May, Sour Marcella pay us another visit and It’s always such a pleasure when she visits as she is the reason we are still here.