Caring for the Mothers of Safe Passage

“A mother is the force of love and grace that exceeds and conquers all the forces of evil.” —Josep Torras Each morning, when the students of Safe Passage walk into their classrooms, they have already overcome numerous hardships just to achieve the simple act of crossing that threshold. This success rests on the hard work Read More »

Twenty Six Raincoats

Every year as rainy season begins in Guatemala, all of us who work, volunteer, and support Safe Passage start to worry about our families. Will their houses flood? Will fewer kids come to the project? Will there be landslides in the garbage dump? This is the reality for our families and the women with whom Read More »

Sewing’s First Stitch

Nine months ago seven moms packed into the tiny jewelry shop trying to crank out an order of burlap messenger bags on small home machines. Like most Safe Passage programs, Social Entrepreneurship sewing project started small but dreamt big. Thanks to the help of generous supporters, dedicated volunteers, and remarkable women, the Sewing Collective celebrated Read More »