1. Luz y Vida (Light and Life) celebrated their sixth graduation ceremony: This year’s class was large with 26 students graduating from sixth grade. See more photos on their Facebook page here. In the words of Director Carlos Pérez: “Light and Life today is an active institution with clear goals that function in harmony with its educational purpose. [It is] an institution that profoundly values what has been accomplished through the years and pushes itself to respond in an effective way to the new challenges it faces.”
One of the three schools we partner with in Quiché is Light and Life (Luz y Vida). Check out this clip from their band’s community performance for Independence Day.
Colegio Luz y Vida is a K-6th school in Salquil Grande providing a bilingual education (Ixil & Spanish) rooted in Christian principles, respect for Ixil culture, and community engagement. The school seeks to change students’ lives so they will live in service to their communities.