Francisco’s Story

Francisco’s Story

Five years after the Step by Step Scholarship Program Francisco Alexander Baltazar Francisco graduated from the Step by Step scholarship program in 2012 with dreams of becoming an engineer. Now 23 years old, he works for Indy Motos Guatemala. He is also taking classes...

Letter from the president

Dear friends, “Education is an investment in the future” Education is the most important resource we can give to the children of garbage dump communities. As an example, average Guatemalan children attend only four years of schooling and just 3 out of 10...

2017 Volunteers, thank you for joining in our mission.

Friends of International Samaritan, As we continue through the summer, which is the busiest time for our service immersion experiences, it is important to remember the reasons why we have so many volunteers partnering with us to serve the people living in garbage dump...