We are a top-rated nonprofit school working in Guatemala City since 1999 and are registered as a Pre-K through 9th grade school. Utilizing a holistic approach that expands the definition of education to mitigate underlying factors that contribute to poor educational outcomes. Our additional programs include educational reinforcement for high school students, health care, social and nutritional services. Our goal is to bring hope, education, and opportunity to the children and families trying to make a living around the city’s garbage dump—one of the largest landfills in Central America.
of every dollar you donate goes directly
to our programs and impacts our students
Partners that we collaborate with
all over the world to expand our impact
Inspired by the vision of our founder, Hanley Denning, we are educators, healthcare providers, donors and volunteers from around the world. Together we educate over 500 children and 100 adults from nearly 300 families. We guide our students as they achieve their goals and change their lives.
Safe Passage started with one woman’s humble vision to touch the lives of the poorest, most at-risk children in Guatemala City and has grown significantly since our early days in 1999
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We’re always looking to collaborate with like-minded groups and individuals across the globe who believe in the promise of education and foster opportunities for community-wide growth
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When you make a donation, join a Support Team, set up a recurring gift, organize an event, or volunteer in Guatemala, you help a top rated school empower people and change lives in one of the poorest places on earth.
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We invite you to reach out to our U.S. office in New Gloucester, Maine and our program site in Guatemala City