Update from Guatemala

  • December 3, 2020
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This year has been a series of highs and lows but one thing has remained constant, our dedication to our students. With hopes to reopen in the new year, we have a lot of work to do. In the video below, you can hear directly from a mother of

Student Stories: Meet Maida & Gabriela

  • November 13, 2020
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Meet Maida & Gabriela, two students at Safe Passage who recently received scholarships from our partner, Shared Beat. The work of Shared Beat includes providing both preventative healthcare programs in local schools and scholarships for Guatemalans who want to be healthcare professionals.    Maida After losing her father at

Challenges & Changes

  • October 21, 2020
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Typically, October in Guatemala means the end of the school year, with students completing their exams, followed by celebrations of the hard work completed. This fall, much like all of 2020, looks significantly different than years past but we are making sure our children still have access to education

SAFE PASSAGE IN THE NEWS

  • August 28, 2020
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It’s hard to believe that 20 years have passed since Maine native, Hanley Denning founded Safe Passage but it’s true! We are turning 20 and celebrating with our first-ever virtual 5k, which was highlighted in a local publication. Read about the Virtual 5K, our 20 year milestone and insights

Continued COVID-19 Relief Efforts

  • April 29, 2020
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We are very happy to begin another round of distributions to our families impacted by COVID-19. Over 425 bags, containing two weeks worth of homework packets, food, soap and other necessary supplies will be distributed in the next two days.  So many THANKS go out to our tireless teaching

COVID-19 Relief

  • April 6, 2020
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Through a mandate from the Guatemalan government declared on March 14, all school programs in the country were suspended to stop the spread of COVID-19. This, unfortunately, includes our programming at Safe Passage/Camino Seguro. The Guatemala City garbage dump has also been closed. For many of our families, this