COVID Relief: Community Partners Provide Water

Safe Passage is partnering up with a group of nonprofits, collectively called REDES, as well as the local municipality to provide clean water to folks in the community. So far, 24 water trucks (each carrying enough water to support 50 families for three days) have delivered water to eight neighborhoods throughout Zone 3 that were Read More »

Continued COVID-19 Relief Efforts

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 staff, social workers, volunteers and community Read More »

COVID-19 Relief

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 is their only source of income. Read More »

Valentine’s Day at Safe Passage

Happy Valentine’s Day! This year, Valentine’s Day, or día de San Valentín, was celebrated at Safe Passage a day early, on Thursday, February 13th. It was a fun-filled day for students, teachers, volunteers, and staff. There were special snacks and meals as well as games, and of course – lots of hugs.  Celebrations held at Read More »

Adoptive Families week in Guatemala

Can you imagine a more exciting way to visit Guatemala than with other families with adopted Guatemalan children? We’re offering our third annual Adoptive Families week this summer, and there are still spots left for you to join us! Come join us at Safe Passage for the week of July 26th to August 2nd 2020 Read More »

2019 Strategic Plan

Earlier this year, the Safe Passage Board of Directors, staff, and stakeholders developed a new strategic plan. The main areas of focus included: Mission School and Programs Facilities Finance Development Data Analysis Our three big ideas were: Achieving financial sustainability with improved planning, budgeting, and fundraising practices that foster accountability and expand, diversify, and better Read More »

TELUS Partnership: Creating a Future for Our Graduates

5 Safe Passage graduates were offered a chance for a brighter future when international telecommunications company TELUS awarded them with scholarships in August. The scholarship program is called HOPE: Helping Our People through Education. HOPE is an 8 to 10 month-long life-changing program for students throughout Central America. Our student will be strengthening their English Read More »

This Giving Tuesday, help outfit our new middle school classrooms!

What is GivingTuesday? GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement, a special day of giving back to help transform the world for good. This year GivingTuesday is on December 3, 2019. Safe Passage is participating by launching a special campaign to raise $20,000 to furnish our new middle school classrooms. What is our GivingTuesday goal? This Read More »

Sponsor Day

On October 24th, we had our second ever Sponsor Day! Hosted at the school, local Guatemalan sponsors were invited to come meet one another, learn more about the Sponsorship program, and visit with their students. We also had some sponsors from the US who were in attendance due to the Board Meeting. A Guatemalan-American sponsor Read More »

Expeditions Exhibition

Throughout the school year, our students take part in many engaging “expeditions” as part of the Expeditionary Learning curriculum used in our full-day school. An “expedition” is a unit of study involving research, group work, community outings, and a final presentation. In culmination of all their hard work throughout the school year, Safe Passage students Read More »