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Friends of San Lucas supports development in San Lucas Tolimán, Guatemala. Our seven programs impact the lives of more than 25,000 people each year.

Healthcare Our hospital and health promoter program served more than 24,000 people on a pay-what-you can basis last year.

Education Our primary school provides quality, Montessori-style instruction for over 600 students. Almost all students receive scholarships.

Coffee Café Juan Ana supports small growers and compensates them at above-market rates. This Direct Trade Program supports families and strengthens communities by providing a dependable income for their best coffee.

Construction We build block, wood, and hybrid (a combination of block and wood) homes with fuel-efficient stoves and concrete floors. These homes impact families for generations. In 2019 we will build over 75 units of housing.

Charity This program provides monthly assistance for those identified as having the greatest need, including the elderly, disabled, and widows. The charity program also manages our school scholarship program and solicits and maintains the list of families who will receive stoves and/or homes.

Women’s Center A visitor favorite, this program promotes women’s advancement through classes and workshops. It also provides a safe place to gather and share experiences and dreams.

Visitor Program In 2019, more than 1,200 people visited to walk alongside the people of San Lucas. Groups come to San Lucas from all over the United States and range from small family groups to parishes, schools and medical groups.

https://sanlucasmission.org

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