• Empowering Young Women in Rural Guatemala!

    Empowering Young Women in Rural Guatemala! With friends like you, CasaSito Association is able to bring opportunities – education, personal development, psychosocial support, and extracurricular activities to young women, like Mayra. Please make a gift today to support young women like Mayra who dream of a better future! When first seeing Mayra, she comes off […]

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  • A CasaSito Scholar’s Experience

    Below is an interview with CasaSito university and work-study scholar, Hector Chocoy. In 2013, Hector was accepted into our Youth Development Program in Antigua. The interview was conducted and translated by Communications & Development Coordinator, Marissa Loterina. Tell me about you and your family. I’m the youngest child of four. My dad is a builder […]

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  • Explorando la cultura guatemalteca

    Explorando y aprendiendo sobre la cultura guatemalteca En CasaSito, realizamos excursiones para nuestros becados con el propósito de: 1) ofrecer una oportunidad a nuestros becados de viajar fuera de su comunidad, 2) crear el espacio para que nuestros jóvenes pasen tiempo juntos y 3) celebrar a nuestros becados por sus refuerzos. En el pasado, hicimos […]

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  • ¡Empezando con el año nuevo!

    ¡Empezando 2017 con Fiestas! ¡El año ha comenzado para nosotros, ya que estamos apoyando a 141 becados y 49 comunidades! Para inaugurar el nuevo año, organizamos celebraciones para nuestros becados en Sacatepéquez, Alta Verapaz y Quiché. Las fiestas de apertura fueron llenas de risas, emoción y anticipación. Compartimos actuaciones especiales de nuestros becados para mostrar […]

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  • Exploring Guatemalan Culture

    Exploring & Learning about Guatemalan Culture At CasaSito, we hold field trips for our scholars with the purpose of 1) providing an opportunity for our scholars to travel outside of their community, 2) creating the space for our youth to spend time with one another, and 3) rewarding our scholars for their hard work. In […]

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  • In the Company of Friends

    By: Suzanne Picot It’s not every day a person gets an invitation to attend a scholarship program inauguration, way off the beaten path, in rural Guatemala. Imagine honoring and celebrating the auspicious start to a school year, versus the assumed outcome of a graduation we North Americans expect. For these eager kids, children of parents […]

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  • Kicking Off the New Year!

    Starting 2017 with Celebrations! The year has gotten off to a great start for all of us as we are supporting 141 scholars and 49 communities! To kick-off the new year, we hosted celebrations for our scholars in Sacatepéquez, Alta Verapaz, and Quiché. The kick-offs were full of laughter, excitement, and anticipation as our families, […]

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