A Tale of Three Men

By Mike Tenbusch | September 9, 2022 Roberto Contreras grew up in a small neighborhood near San Pedro Sula, Honduras.  The El Ocotillo dump reached the edge of their town and after school some of the kids would go there to pick through the mountains of garbage and see...

Coming Soon to a Phone Near You

By Mike Tenbusch | July 1, 2022 As we come together with family and friends this weekend to celebrate the courage that our founders had in 1776, our children may also want to give thanks for the wisdom of the leaders who passed laws in 1938 forbidding child labor in...

A Second, Second Chance

By Selam Terefe  |  September 2, 2022 IntSam Director in Ethiopia ‘Everyone deserves a second second chance’… This was the quote running through my head that afternoon, something my mother often said lovingly to me and my siblings growing up.  Little did I know the...

A Dream Come True, a New Roof!

By Sister Gloria Xól Chun  |  July 8, 2022 Principle of the Francisco Coll School in Guatemala The Francisco Coll School is located just outside the Zone 3 garbage dump in Guatemala City. For more than 25 years, Francisco Coll has provided free education for...

IntSam Scholars Take a Stand

By Mike Tenbusch | July 1, 2022 As we come together with family and friends this weekend to celebrate the courage that our founders had in 1776, our children may also want to give thanks for the wisdom of the leaders who passed laws in 1938 forbidding child labor in...