• Witnessing The Transformation

    As part of the workshops organized by CasaSito, there is the Debate Club. On September 1 of this year, Paula Castellano, our new board member, had the opportunity to be invited as part of the jury to the final of the Debate Club at the headquarters of Cobán, Alta Verapaz. They were all impressed by […]

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  • Taking Initiative to Create Impact

    Every year our spring field trip is organized and implemented by our scholars. This year, our field trips incorporated activities focusing on  team-building, creativity, self-expression and leadership. These are just some of the skills we aim to develop within our youth. Scholars in Alta Verapaz, visited the Trapiche museum, known to be the first sugar mill in […]

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  • Empowering Youth through Art

    Art club is a space for our youth to learn how to express themselves. This past year, the group experimented with various mediums of art – paint, recycled materials, charcoal, photography, and more. While working on these various artworks, the art club decided to host CasaSito’s first ever art exhibit, “Expresión” (Expression). For most of  […]

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  • Maleno: Little Light in a Dark Room

    Maleno: Little Light in a Dark Room As we have mentioned, at CasaSito, everyone is family. It is not uncommon for us to have siblings in our Youth Development Program. We previously shared Paulino’s story, but we now want to tell you about his brother, Maleno, another exceptional scholar in our program! Like his brother, […]

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  • Paulino: A Modern-Day Superman

    Paulino: A Modern-Day Superman At CasaSito, we strive to implement change among youth in Guatemala. Your generous gift supports our work, allowing us to invest in deserving youth. Paulino is an example of perseverance and success. Like most Guatemalan youth, Paulino’s family could not afford to send him to middle school. In order to cover […]

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  • The Incredible Brothers

    The Incredible Brothers We at CasaSito pride ourselves in creating a family among our youth – a place where they feel and know they are supported as they work towards obtaining their educational and personal goals. Since opening our doors 13 years ago, we have seen many young people go on to become professionals and […]

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  • Mid-Year Update on Our Program!

    A Summary of Mid-Year Evaluations 2017 is quickly passing here at CasaSito! Recently we held mid-year evaluations with all of our scholars. This is an opportunity for each scholar to meet individually with members of the scholarship committee to see how they are doing in the Youth Development Program. In addition, we meet with their […]

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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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  • 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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