Save the date:
Friday, October 20, 2017

Our annual Benefit Dinner

The Pura Vida family will be gathering to celebrate our success in creating a brighter future for the children of rural Guatemala. The event will be held at the Lakewood Country Club, in Lakewood, Colorado. More details to follow.

Volunteers are needed for this event. Please contact us if you are able to help with preparations or at the event.

Now open for applications:
October Insight Trip

Join us for one of our most enjoyable trips to Guatemala. We will spending quality time visiting projects, recruiting scholarship students, attending graduations, assessing future needs, and relationship-building.

If your sponsored student is in 6th, 9th or 12th grade this year, consider celebrating their graduation with them.

The week-long trip is scheduled for the October 22 - 29, 2017. Cost is expected to be $1,850/person including all airfare, lodging, and ground transportation.

[ Trip application and more details ]

Applications and deposits must be received by July 31st. 

From our blog:
Our First Bachelor's Degree

Until now it was unthinkable that a young woman from Lemoa, Guatemala could graduate from university with a bachelor's degree. History was made this month when Sebastiana Gonzales did just that. Not only is she the first Pura Vida scholarship student to get to this point, but she also the first resident of Lemoa to do so.

[ read more ]

Updates from recent Guatemala work trips:
St. Luke's UMC Youth - May, 2017
Would your church or organization like to hear from us?

We can provide a speaker to talk about our programs in Guatemala and opportunities for involvement. Please contact us for more details.
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