Current News

Spring 2020

Covid-19 in the Canyon

The Coronavirus is affecting lives in many ways in Mexico’s Copper Canyon region, but thankfully, no deaths have been reported in the areas where “our” girls are. The municipality where Cerocahui is located has shut down all tourism and unnecessary travel. Local families are practicing social distancing. Schools are shuttered, so most of the boarding students are back home with their families until the Federal government announces their re-opening at an as–yet undetermined date.
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Holiday 2019

Showered with Blessings!
The school’s latest construction project was completed in September and, after a blessing by the local parish priest, the girls moved their belongings into the new locker rooms. The two-story building is separate from, but attached to, the girls’ dormitory...
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Spring 2019

What a welcome!
What’s wiggly, giggly and pink all over? Ninety-two little Tarahumara girls all dressed alike rushing to hug a couple of American visitors! It had been over a year since we had visited the school in Cerocahui, and the welcome was wonderful...
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Holidays 2018

Joyful Noise
The noise around the Tewecado dormitory just went up a notch...and it's not just because of giggling girls. Construction began October 1 on the new shower and bathroom facilities, laundry and locker room connected to the ...
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Letter To Our Tewecado Donors

Upon stopping and reflecting on current circumstances, we find ourselves surprised at the success of scientific and technological advances... yet, sadly, we see the continued strong presence of war that leaves so many wounded around the globe and the rise of individualism that is robbing us of the ability to think of others. This reality compels us to put our hands and hearts to work. If we can overcome a selfish world, we can unleash solidarity, compassion and mercy... a world of open hearts and minds where barriers, walls, race, and language are meaningless because we know we are all brothers...
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