Committed to Making the World a Better Place

By Dick Jolly and Charlie Ingersoll, Westminster Presbyterian Church (Wilmington)

On Saturday we were hosted by a Guatemalan woman who is committed to making and selling delicious chocolate in order to support her family. She is part of a small group of four women in the community who are currently receiving support from the Association’s revolving funds program. She is a recent widow with a large adult family. With a kind smile, she speaks in a quiet but confident voice.

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Food Kit Delivery Day!

We have an exciting update to share with you: Emergency food kits are being delivered in Guatemala as we speak!

Since launching this initiative in May, we have received an unprecedented level of support that quickly surpassed our original goal of providing 300 food kits to families in need. We are truly grateful to those of you who contributed to this project. We also want to recognize the exceptional work of our in-country partners: CEDEPCA and the Association of Mam Christian Women for Development.

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Help Us Respond!

The global impact of COVID-19 is unprecedented. But for those already living in vulnerable communities in Guatemala, the effects of this crisis are even more devastating. The government has put curfews in place and halted public transportation, making it difficult for people to get to work or shop in the markets for food.

In response to this crisis, we are teaming up with CEDEPCA and the Association of Mam Christian Women for Development to provide additional support to those in need. Our first initiative is supplying Emergency Food Kits that will feed a family of five for one month. And we need your help!

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