Mision Energes CarePoint
The Mission Energes CarePoint is a drop-in ministry center located in the village of Monjas, Guatemala.
The staff work as a unified team at Mission Energes to provide meals, support, and discipleship for children from the ages infants to 15-year-olds. The nutritional situation in this area is poor due to a limited variety of food available. Mission Energes has been working to combat this issue. Another pressing issue in this community is the unemployment rate due to low education levels. On average, adults who do hold jobs in this area earn only 200 Quetzales (US $27) per month. Some parents are interested in working, but often lack opportunities. Parents usually try to find day jobs and are only paid for days worked. There are two public schools in this community which are both over-crowded, and teachers normally have at least 40 students in their classroom. The ministry provides scholarships for many of the students in the program to a Christian private school in order to increase the level of education in the community. The staff at Mission Energes are committed to investing in the lives of the children in this community and helping them reach their full God-given potential.
With the partnership of the Eastminster Prebyterian Church, the children at Mision Energes CarePoint have the opportunity to grow physically, spiritually, and emotionally while the Eastminster Prebyterian Church community also experiences positive transformation!
The HopeChest Team Supporting Mision Energes
Community Partnership Manager
HopeChest Partnership Leader
Empower a Child at Mision Energes
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Your sponsorship is the starting point of a journey that equips vulnerable children, their families, and their communities to create sustainable transformation. When you sponsor a child with HopeChest, you are not just supporting one child — you are helping transform entire communities.
Story of Impact from Guatemala
This Mother’s Dreams are Fueled by…Eggs!
Dana Owens / December 23, 2019
In a community where most children have to work in fields so their family can get by, Maria has bigger dreams for her children.
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Your meaningful gift to fund a project at Mision Energes CarePoint is transformational rather than transactional. It promotes empowerment rather than dependence. Your support for these projects will go a long way as, together, we invest in holistic and sustainable solutions that address the root issues of poverty.
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