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April 2017 Newsletter

School in Guatemala is on a different schedule than schools in the US. The children at Niños de Guatemala started their school year this January 16th and have just completed their mid-quarter exams. The kids are excited for what will be a busy couple of months for them. Read more

Business Center Opens in San Juan la Laguna

January was the inauguration of Riecken Foundation’s first business center located in San Juan la Laguna. The family income in San Juan la Laguna is very low. Beyond the coffee harvest period it is estimated that the monthly income generated from farming activities is between $40 and $65. Very few families have a monthly income of US $125 or more, and the ones that do have to dedicate to several different activities. Read more