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New Building Level Complete at El Porvenir

In the spring of 2012, the BFB Foundation met with representatives from Niños de Guatemala (NDG) who explained their need for an additional level of their primary school, El Porvenir. Located in San Lorenzo el Cubo, the school opened its doors to the community in January 2012. The single level school had enough classrooms for grades pre-k through third, but as students advance and new classes are brought in, there would be a need for more space. Following discussions with NDG, the Foundation committed to a capital campaign to raise funds for the construction of the second level. Read more

BFB Foundation Refines its Focus

As many of you know, in recent months we have reevaluated the scope and concentration of the BFB Foundation and how we will carry out our mission. Initially, our program would have awarded scholarships to two women from Guatemala, allowing them to attend college in the United States. Along with receiving a formal education, the women would have been able to intern at a local Credit Union, participate in a community service project, and be paired with a local mentor. As the program grew, we would then be able to extend scholarship opportunities to additional women. Read more