2. Education $35/ month
3. Full (food and education) $50/ month
All three levels are incredibly appreciated. The school works very hard to provide balanced meals full of nutritional value. These meals keep the children full and energetic throughout the day, which is much appreciated as they don’t know when their next meal may be.
If you choose to sponsor a student, you have complete freedom to be as involved with your child as you’d like. For instance, a couple came to the school this week to visit their child; it was so sweet for the boy to see that his sponsors care so much about him. However, visiting your child is 100% not mandatory. Most sponsors keep in touch with their child by writing letters once every few months (the kids LOVE getting letters from their sponsors!). Some sponsors even send their child Christmas or birthday cards/gifts. Your child will also write you at least two letters a year to update you on them and to keep in touch.
This week, by seeing the sponsors visit their child, we truly saw first hand how wonderful the sponsorship program is and we are ecstatic that so many people have expressed interest in being a part of it. If anyone is interested, please search the Education for the Children Foundation to learn more about the organization or check out one of our earlier blog posts, by Aideen, speaking more in depth about the Foundation.
When you’re ready to take the first steps at enriching one of the incredible little lives that we’ve encountered while being here, please email Natalie, the Visitors and Volunteers Coordinator at Visitors@eftcfoundation.org.
Thank you for following our life changing journey. We all look forward to returning to the United States and seeing our loved ones, but a piece of us will always remain here in Guatemala.
-Jessie and Emily