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
AMACHAJUL Education Center Scholarships Skills training for students with no resources are supported by AMACHAJUL.
Programs offered are vocational skills training based on community need and potential employment. Examples include Professional Seamstress Certificate program for young women, Leadership development, Women's and Men's health Education and Life skills enrichment, tutoring, and a place to do homework that has electricity, computers, internet and desks.
Basico Scholarships to students who have no resources and need to live at home to help support their families.
Soccer Scholarships to boys and girls who have no resources
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.