• My Second Family by Andrea Tamat

    Have you heard of your second family or your other home? I bet yes! Let me start telling you a little about my second family and my second home which even today remains and continues to set a mark on me, I’m Andrea and I am now 21 years old, I am part of a family of […]

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  • GIVING BACK TO CASASITO!

    Our staff has always felt very rewarded when a scholarship student calls to say hi or to give us an update about their current situation, but when a graduate student calls and tells us that they would like to support CasaSito, our happiness is on another level. It is the proof that our program works, […]

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  • A Night of Gatsby

    A Night of Gatsby By: Rebecca Kronick Most of our CasaSito family see the outcomes of our work. But not everyone gets a chance to see all the work we do to keep the motor running. Through this post, I’d like to take you behind the scenes of our 2018 Great Gatsby Gala and hope […]

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  • Doing Something Different in Antigua

    By: Peter Warwick One cold January day while in London I came across an advert on a website aimed at people looking for new challenges in their lives. CasaSito was looking for a volunteer to develop a homestay and tourism program as a way to diversify their income. The opportunity sounded very interesting and was […]

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  • 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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  • 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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