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Field Report: Education and Pollo Loco in El Hato

I spent today in the village of El Hato where I was introduced to seven children who are desperate for scholarships to go to private school in Antigua. They had excelled in middle school, and had high school tuition promised to them by a Canadian donor. Unfortunately he pulled out at the last minute. The entire village made a case to me to help support them. Each of the kids...

Guatemala Field Report: School for Jose

Today I met Carlos. Carlos is a social entrepreneur who no longer wants to be reliant on donations for the kids he’s trying to save. He wants to help his village by creating self-sustaining entrepreneurial projects. As for what the proceeds do, Carlos' earnings help educate and care for 150 children as an alternative to them hitting the coffee fields as early as 4 years old...

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