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Guatemala is a magnificent country one country south of Mexico, southwest of Belize, northwest of El Salvador & Hondouras. You can visit the Pacific Ocean (west coast) & the Carribean Sea (east coast).
One of the most exquisite lakes in the world, called Lake Atitlan (Lago de Atlitlán) can be found half way between the west coast and Guatemala City and pictured below. http://www.atitlan.com/index.php
Monterrico Beach, on the west coast, has striking black sand beaches, see below.
Markets are filled with beautiful colors.
Tikal is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Central America. http://www.tikalnationalpark.org/
Yet Guatemala struggles with poverty as it is one of the poorest countries in Latin America. One out of four Guatemalans are unable to read or write Nearly 25% of the country’s adult population is illiterate, ranking in the bottom 10% of world literacy rates. When you consider the indigenous, or Mayan That statistic jumps tomore than 60% in the indigenous population. According to USAID, average schooling in Guatemala is a short four years and only three in ten children graduate from sixth grade.' (http://www.globaleducationfund.org/guatemala/)
This building below on the right is Pastor Luis Pedro Barrios's church, Asamblea de Dos Getsemani, Aldea Hierbabuena, Jalapa, Guatemala. He is trying to build the church building on the right and the church parish on the left. Pastor Pedro has asked for help to provide for the community members, children with basic needs, education and with building the parish and church.