Changing Lives Through Education

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Our University Scholars

As of May 2010, Roots and Wings International sponsors 25 university students who live in the mountains of Boca Costa, Guatemala. These scholars are the first in their family to study beyond elementary school.

From Villagers To Scholars:
50 Great Reasons

Roots and Wings International is raising funds to sponsor 50 more university scholars in the surrounding villages of Pasac, Guatemala.


This video is an overview of the programs Roots and Wings International provides to impoverished communities in rural Guatemala.

Meet Manuela

Manuela is the first female student sponsored through our Full University Scholarships program.
This video is an interview of Manuela and her father in k'iche', the native language spoken by our students. Click here to read more about our scholars.


Meet some of the happy children of coffee farmers whose families earn $2 per day. Roots and Wings International provides after-school tutoring services to help 250 children finish elementary school.

* More videos are available on the Roots and Wings International YouTube channel.*

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