Celebrating Marta’s Quinceañera

Celebrating Marta’s Quinceañera

Marta’s Quinceañera Celebration was truly a remarkable event filled with love, joy, and unforgettable memories. From the moment she chose her stunning blue dress to the heartfelt prayers and wishes from the visiting missionaries, every detail was meticulously planned to make Marta feel like the star she is. A Key Ingredient In Guatemala,...

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Planning for the 2024 School Year

Planning for the 2024 School Year

Every year we learn a bit more from our kids and every year we try to meet their needs even better. Using insight from our children and staff, we’re once again making changes to our Dorie’s Promise's educational program to meet the needs and abilities of our children. What’s Not Changing Sofía, Abraham, Yiré, María, Merari, and Nayeli will...

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Bringing Mentors & Children Together -SOMOS Program at Dorie’s Promise

Bringing Mentors & Children Together -SOMOS Program at Dorie’s Promise

Everyone needs a mentor—someone to guide, advise, and inspire during times of uncertainty. This is precisely what the SOMOS program at Iglesia Reforma aims to achieve for the children of Dorie’s Promise. Let’s delve into this exceptional initiative. The Mission of SOMOS Overseen by Iglesia Reforma, a Guatemala City-based Christian church focused...

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Family First in 2023

Family First in 2023

Ah, 2023—a rollercoaster of surprises, triumphs, and sheer joy! Our family's favorite moments are too vast to list every single one. But that's the beauty of it—a giant family means constant companionship through both the highs and the unknown twists life throws at us. Let's dive into a snippet of our 2023 and what lit up our children's worlds....

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Learning and Growing Together in 2023

Learning and Growing Together in 2023

In 2023, our year was packed with surprises and enriching experiences, especially in the realm of education. We've seen remarkable changes in our children's motivation to learn, and that brings us immense satisfaction. Our biggest takeaway? Understanding our children's needs and tailoring education to their learning styles brings about profound...

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Ana’s Graduation Celebration and Bright Horizons Ahead

Ana’s Graduation Celebration and Bright Horizons Ahead

The transition from high school to the world beyond is a journey filled with challenges for every young adult. Here at Dorie’s Promise, we're committed to standing by our teenagers, offering the support they need to step confidently into this new phase of life. And one remarkable young soul embarking on this adventure is Ana. What's Next for Ana?...

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All Saints’ Day in Guatemala: A Celebration of Life and Remembrance

All Saints’ Day in Guatemala: A Celebration of Life and Remembrance

In Guatemalan culture, death is not viewed as the end of existence, but rather as a transition to another stage of the soul. This belief lends a unique and profound significance to the end of earthly life because it suggests that our time on Earth is not the only chapter, nor is it for our loved ones. This is where the celebration of All Saints'...

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Welcome Rudy

Welcome Rudy

We are always overjoyed to welcome new members into our big family, and today, we are thrilled to announce the arrival of a special addition - Rudy. We want to extend a warm and heartfelt welcome to this wonderful child as he embarks on a new chapter of his life in our home. Rudy's Personality Shines Through Rudy, at the age of 3, possesses a...

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