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Turning Scavengers into Treasures

Partner: Potter’s House/Vida Nueva

Partner Since: 2014

Current Number of Clients Being Served: Approximately 250

2016 GDP per Capita (Nominal): $4,089 (7% of USA)

The people who work in one of Latin America’s largest dumps are called scavengers. Potter’s House treats them like Treasures. For over 25 years, Potter’s House has been extending the kingdom of heaven to the people living in or off of Guatemala City’s municipal dump. More recently they have started Vida Nueva, a microfinance program that is allowing micro-entrepreneurs to grow their businesses and provide for their families. Now Potter’s House is expanding to many of the other materially poor in Guatemala, and PEER Servants is going with them.

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We meet one hour per month and are currently working on…

Capacity Building: Helping Vida Nueva with program reporting, risk management, reaching sustainability, strategic planning, and spiritual integration.

Resource Development: Raising $20,000 for the 2018 Guatemala Fund.

Networking: Helping Potter’s House and Vida Nueva learn from and teach other partners in the PEER Servants network.

General Support: Encouraging Potter’s House and Vida Nueva staff, praying for them, visiting them, hosting them, and receiving what God has given them for us. 

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