Support for Indigenous Girls

We are sharing an article from the November, 2022 newsletter from our partner, The Guatemalan Tomorrow Fund, that explains why we preferentially support girls and young women through our scholarship programs. We not only want to advance education in developing countries, we also strive to overcome gender inequity in education. And with our Ak’ Tenamit … Read more

TIES Projects – 2022 Impact Report

TIES collage 2022

We recently provided our major donor, Viaduct Foundation, with an impact report outlining the benefits that TIES delivered to students through four education projects in three developing countries. The text from the Impact Summary of the report is quoted below. A nicely formatted PDF version of the entire report with some highlight pictures is available … Read more

Become a TIES Scholarship Sponsor!

TIES scholarship recipients

For Giving Tuesday this year (November 29, 2022) we’d like to ask you to become a sponsor of a TIES scholarship recipient. TIES currently has scholarship programs in two less developed countries: The best way to sponsor a student is via a monthly donation: Visit our Donate page for further details, or use the PayPal … Read more

Ak’ Tenamit High School Scholarships

TIES is working with Ak’ Tenamit and The Guatemalan Tomorrow Fund to distribute scholarships to students in Grades 8 to 12 in the Sarstun area of Izabal, Guatemala. The scholarships granted cover the students’ tuition, accommodation, food, medical expenses, and occasional travel costs. TIES has been able to provide scholarships to 5 students! In Grade … Read more

News from Ak’ Tenamit

Here’s a great story from The Guatemalan Tomorrow Fund (GTF) newsletter about students in Guatemala (some who are supported by the TIES Ak’ Tenamit High School Scholarships program) learning new skills. “Their first day on site, visiting Rotarians taught a group of girls (most without electricity in their home communities) to measure and cut lumber … Read more

The girls at Ak’ Tenamit

Meet the girls at Ak’ Tenamit who are beneficiaries of scholarships from TIES! (Details on our project page.) TIES’ Ak’ Tenamit Scholarship Program assists young girls from grade 8 to 11 who attend the Ak’ Tenamit school. Many of the girls who attend the Ak’ Tenamit high school are of Q’eqchi Mayan background – one … Read more

Ak’ Tenamit scholarships program launched

We are excited to partner with The Guatemalan Tomorrow Fund (GTF) and Ak’ Tenamit to help launch our Ak’ Tenamit Scholarships Program! We are finalizing our funding of five scholarships to support girls at the Ak’ Tenamit school on the Rio Dulce in Guatemala. About Ak’ Tenamit; “Asociacion Ak’ Tenamit (AAT) is non-profit association registered … Read more