Reachout Ministries

Touching Hearts,Changing lives

 

The Gospel focused goal of

"Touching Hearts and Changing Lives"

is accomplished in the following ways;

Seeing- Scholarship recipients see the servant                leadership model of Christ's love through the actions and personal investment of the local staff and directors.

   

Hearing-Recipients and their families hear the presentation of the gospel directly through weekly church and Sunday school attendance. 

 

Receiving-Recipients receive yearly school supplies, nutritional supplements and academic tutoring and support. 

   

Experiencing- Recipients and their families have experienced the transforming of the Gospel through the healing and restoration of marriages, families, and hope for the future. 

Reachout Ministries is a non-profit organization that provides educational support and a Christian witness to children and families in Chiquimula, Guatemala and Quibdó, Colombia.  Working with local churches, Reachout Ministries is transforming lives through the message of the Gospel. 

 

Where We Serve

Chiquimula, Guatemala

 

Chiquimula has a population of nearly 100,000 people

 

the people are a mixture of indigenous Mayan people and people of Spanish origin

The primary religion is Roman Catholic, however,  There are also numerous Protestant and evangelical churches

About the population

About The

Poverty

Guatemala is the third poorest country in the Western Hemisphere after Haiti and Honduras.

The main export is Coffee 

additionally Guatemala exports are fruits, vegetables, flowers, and crafts made by hand

Public education is free but not compulsory. 

 

The average education is 4th grade.  Many people are illiterate.

There are many farmers in the rural areas and children will often leave school to help their family earn income.

About the People

Quibdo, Colombia 

 

Quibdò has a population of roughly 115,711 inhabitants

 

The most predominant group is Afrocolombian 

Its history goes back to 1654 when it was conquered by Spain who brought catholicism. 

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About the population

Its econony is based on mining, wood and art.

 

Quibdo has rich agriculture

of banana, yuca, borojò, chontaduro, pine apple, lulo and more.

may people  fish for living, some other people rent their boat for living as well. 

 

There is huge mining of gold, emerald and precious stones.

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About The

Poverty

About the People

Though its language is spanish, there still are indigenous groups like the Emberà and the Waunanas who have their own clans.

Quibdo inhabitants represent 32% of the entire state of Choco

 

 

 

Why We Serve

 
 
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I can make an impact on the lives of children and families for generations to come.

 I feel that this is Gods calling for my life.  I see the impact that He is making in the lives of these families in a very tangible way and want to be a part of the plans He has for these great people.

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 of the great joy I feel when I can connect with those I sponsor on a personal level.  When you can spend time with those you sponsor you can't help but build lasting loving relationships.

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