La granja || The farm

Gracias a Dios un grupo de canadienses llegó a visitar nuestro colegio y apoyarnos en la construcción de una bodega que aun está en proceso de terminar. Ellos también apoyaron a fortalecer una granja escolar de gallinas criollas donándonos una cantidad de dinero para capacitar a una persona que se encargará de cuidar la granja. … More La granja || The farm

Family book-making

This activity is focused on involving our parents in the education of their children. We believe that the parents are fundamental to the structure of their sons’ and daughters’ personalities. The goal of coming together with them at school is that all the parents of our families feel responsible for the education of their children. … More Family book-making

A home for the chickens

The purpose of extracurricular activities is twofold: to accomplish a goal while allowing the students to practice self-sustainability.  This week, the students built a chicken run where they will keep hens. Thank you for the initiative of the members of the general assembly of Light and Life Association board– Sebastiana, Magdalena and Dr. Michael–who have … More A home for the chickens

La Danza del Venado

APPEDIBIMI invited us to a festival of folk dance where we participated with the schools from three municipalities: Nebaj, Chajul and Cotzal. The students from Light and Life presented the “La Danza del Venado” (“Dance of the Deer”), and were classified as one of the 5 best groups of 45! Director Carlos APPEDIBIMI nos invitó … More La Danza del Venado

October Staff Training

(Description from Dir. Carlos of Light and Life School) This October Light and Life staff went through education workshops with APEDIBIMI (Asociación de Promotores de Educación Preescolar Bilingüe Maya Ixil) and H.O.P.E to train for the upcoming year. H.O.P.E. took our staff through three sessions on Bible instruction for children as well as other classroom methods … More October Staff Training