Support The School of Hope
Ensure a quality education for more than 450 school students and over 200 further education students - providing opportunities for their futures.
Give the opportunity to learn & live
Through education and empowerment we work with our Guatemalan students, families and communities to support those in need and break the cycle of poverty.
Create a brighter future, break the cycle of poverty
Education for the Children (EFTC) is based in Jocotenango, Guatemala and we strive for a future where every child can fulfil their potential. We will stay with them, every step of the way.
EFTC is the only charity in this region to offer completely free educational scholarships to those who need it, from kindergarten through to graduation from University. By supporting EFTC, you give hope to our students where, before it was hard to find.
From the streets to the school
With your generous help, our students avoid having their childhoods cut short. Instead of falling in with local gangs, entering the informal workforce or losing their chance for an education, our students have hope.
With your help, they can learn, grow and succeed.
Find out how you can make a difference today.
2005 - 2019
In Guatemala life can be hard.
With one of the lowest literacy rates in the Western Hemisphere, many people in Guatemala struggle to find employment, or even put food on the table.
Although education is technically free to all, the cost of the required books, school supplies, transport, uniforms, and even food is too much for many families to find.
Their children are left to face hard, desperate futures, lacking in opportunity or hope.
This is where EFTC transforms lives for the better – and you can too.
Find out how you can give hope.