STORIES FROM THE HEART
Heartfelt stories from students.
"My goal is to continue studying. Thanks for the opportunity you give me. My family is very grateful to you, especially me because you are giving me an opportunity to move forward and when I graduate I want to support a lot of people in Chel because there are many who need help. Many blessings to each one of you."
Maria, age 14, First Girl Scholar
Chel, Quiche, Guatemala
First Girl Scholars
AMACHAJUL First Girls are courageous girls age 13 to 16 who are the first in their families and/or communities to leave their remote mountainous home to attend a boarding school to continue their education beyond 6th grade (Basico).Scholarships provide the tuition, books, supplies, clothing, travel, tutoring and support systems needed for success.
AMACHAJUL Maya Ixil Chajul Basico Scholars
Students witth no resources are supported by AMACHAJUL to attend the local evening school, live at home to help their families, and attend the AMACHAJUL CASA in an education environment for life skills enrichment, tutoring, vocational skills training and a place to do homework that has electricity, computers, internet and desks.