Safe Passage students celebrate culture on Guatemala’s 195th Independence Day

  • September 20, 2016
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At Safe Passage, more than 90% of our staff are Guatemalan. Cultural celebrations are an important part of what we do to celebrate our Guatemalan roots and bring our community together! Each year, Guatemala celebrates its independence from Spain on September 15. In honor of the holiday, Safe Passage staff,

Our First First Grade Ever!

  • October 30, 2012
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When 34 of Guatemala City's most at-risk children marched down the aisle to receive their Escuelita graduation certificates last week, it was different than prior years when we've celebrated academic success. This year, these 34 smiling faces will not face long walks to over 30 different public schools, nor

Our First Escuelita Graduation

  • October 29, 2012
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Happiness filled the air on Friday, October 26th as the Escuelita celebrated their First Annual Graduation! This year was the Escuelita’s first year as an official school recognized by the Guatemalan Ministry of Education. Wearing wide smiles and graduation caps, thirty four graduates marched down the aisle to receive