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Guatemala Declares Calamity As Food Crisis Grows

Last week, an article was posted on CNN.com that reported on a declaration of a state of national calamity in Guatemala regarding a lack of food and nutrition among its citizens.

Here is an exerpt from the article:

“According to the World Bank, about 75 percent of Guatemalans live below the poverty level, which is defined as an income that is not sufficient to purchase a basic basket of goods and basic services. Almost 58 percent of the population have incomes below the extreme poverty line, which is defined as the amount needed to purchase a basic basket of food.”

Read the entire article here.

There is so much that needs to be done, but we are grateful for the opportunity to be involved in what God is doing through His people in this part of the world.

Thanks to all of you for the difference you are helping to make in the lives of the children we are privileged to reach in La Limonada!

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