The Global Impact Team has served in Antigua, Guatemala since 2006 and has developed a strong relationship with a school in the San Lucas section. Through a sponsorship program, the Foothills family helps many children receive an education. Each year, the team has taught about Jesus through a vacation Bible school setting and done repairs to the school building which is very old. The sponsored children are very poor and much in need of love, which the team provides with enthusiasm.
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In 2008, Juan and Elizabeth started their own ministry teaching and ministering to children and youth and their families in San Lucas. They have been teaching bible classes in Tezulutlan school and running a youth center in San Lucas . In addition to these ministries they are currently working on starting their own Christian school which will open in January 2012.
“We are very thankful to the Lord for leading us to work especially with the children and youth of Guatemala. He has given us a vision to use education as tool to train up young people to be Christian leaders and to touch the families and community we are in with God`s love. In Guatemala there is an abundance of poverty, crime, illiteracy and malnutrition. Our desire is to change all of this with God`s love and providing education, feeding programs, and Christian training. We believe that with God`s help we can make a difference in the communities that we are working in.”