Category Archives: Miracles

New Partner Update – Limitless Horizons Ixil

We recently added a new partner, Limitless Horizons Ixil, working in Chajul, a remote community in Quiche, Guatemala.  Here is the update we received after our October visit. Dear Miracles in Action, Thanks to your support this year’s school vacation … Continue reading
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Miracles in Action School #31 Graduation of 1st Grade

Dear Miracles in Action Supporters, I just received these photos and the message below from Pat Torpie/ Amigos de Santa Cruz at Lake Atitlan, Guatemala where Amigos de Santa Cruz held a graduation celebration for the children finishing preschool and … Continue reading
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News from the Field

After several days meeting with partners in Antigua, our in-country project coordinator, Pedro Rodriguez and Executive Director Christie Brown headed west to Quetzaltenango and then visits to the small communities of Satakna, Nebaj, and Chajul in the departments of Huehuetenango … Continue reading
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Malnutrition Solutions for Guatemala

Pedro Rodriguez, our new in-country project coordinator, shares his recent training experience at ECHO in Florida, and how this supports our efforts to improve nutrition in Guatemala. More than half of the children in Guatemala suffer from chronic malnutrition, causing … Continue reading
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Youth Leaders for Tomorrow

“In a country with greater than 50% of the population 18 years or under, it is obvious that the future of the country lies in youth. However right now, that future looks bleak. With a school system that punishes initiative, … Continue reading
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Developing a Love of Reading

Developing reading skills and a love of reading is not a basic fundamental in most of the schools we work with.  Teachers need to learn skills to promote reading for both understanding and pleasure. We are sponsoring a teacher training … Continue reading
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Meet a Few of Our Scholarship Students

The school year begins in late January/early February in Guatemala, and we’ve recently received a report on some of this year’s scholarship students. Karina Hernandez Castellanos is 16 years old and is from the community of Valle de Oro in … Continue reading
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Through the Lens… Part 3

This is the last in a series of posts on the experiences of photographer Paisley Dee, who traveled around Guatemala and shares her stories and photographs with us. What is a home?  I think about this question often.  For me … Continue reading
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Stunting Epidemic in Rural Guatemala

The girl on the left is 5 years old. She was adopted from Guatemala and has grown up in the U.S. She has received good food and medical attention since she was born. The other little girl was born and … Continue reading
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Through the lens…. part 2

Life-Saving Stoves by Paisley Dee Miracles in Action has wonderful stories on their website, but until you experience it first hand, you really can’t understand the impact and scope of their work. I hope to share my experiences, so you can … Continue reading
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