Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Donated School Supplies On The Way to Guatemala

Finding Freedom through Friendship realizes that the only way to provide a "hand up, not a hand out" to our sponsored children is through education. In Guatemala, many single mothers can not afford school supplies for their children, and without these items children do not attend local classes.
Mark and Laura in Utah answered our need for the donation of school supplies for our sponsored students. They and their grandchildren spent time at Thanksgiving purchasing, organizing and shipping the supplies to our home office in Lexington, KY. A generous donation of crayons filled the bags with color.
Twelve rural indigenous children will now receive much needed supplies to begin the school year, which starts this week in Guatemala. Board members are preparing to hand-carry these kits down in a few days.