Children’s Day Celebration

  • October 25, 2011

The halls of Safe Passage often ring with joy, laughter, and the sounds of ecstatic children, but earlier this month, the mood was particularly festive. The Safe Passage family came together to celebrate Children’s Day, an internationally recognized holiday that promotes the rights and well-being of children worldwide. At

Healthy and Informed Today, Successful Tomorrow

  • October 11, 2011

The Safe Passage health education program was started almost two years ago by a volunteer working toward a Masters in Public Health.  After surveying more than 100 Safe Passage families, she developed the outline of a curriculum based in part on that input. Long-term Safe Passage volunteer Liz Benjamin

A Little Attention Goes a Long Way

  • October 4, 2011

As an educational reinforcement center, Safe Passage is focused on giving students the opportunity to attend school and the resources they need to succeed there. Public schools in Guatemala only run for half the day and primarily use rote memorization to teach their large classes. In a class of