Tewecado Trust

Current News

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 girls’ dormitory. Read More

Spring 2018

But The Good News Is...

Life is seldom easy for the poor... and even less so in the remote regions of Mexico's Sierra Tarahumara. Every day is a new challenge ... Read More

Holidays 2017

Where Are They Now?

We are often asked what happens to the girls after they graduate from primary school and leave the Tewecado. Most of the Tarahumara boarding students go on to "secundaria", which is the equivalent to junior high in the US, and ... Read More

Summer 2017

Now we're cooking...

When Madre Bego requested our help with enlarging and updating the Tewecado's kitchen, we were skeptical. Could she pull it off in the 9-month timeframe she was proposing? Sure enough, last month the finishing touches were added to the expanded facility, including ... Read More

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 ... Read More

Holidays 2016

Welcome Madre Bego!

The Tewecado in Cerocahui has three new and two returning staff members this school year. Sister Adriana Begonia (Madre “Bego”) is the new mother superior and shool administrator. A native of San Juanito in the Copper Canyon region, she says ... Read More

Spring 2016

A message from Cerocahui

"It is so gratifying to know that the work we can do with the Tarahumara girls and our elementary school students is thanks to people like you who collaborate with us full of hope for a brighter future. They say education is the solution ... Read More

Holidays 2015

An open letter to our donors from the Tewecado Board

In 2002 when we founded The Tewecado Trust, the Corporation's initial purpose was to provide financial support for the Virgin of Guadalupe School for Girls ("Tewecado Mission School") located in Cerocahui. This emphasis in our incorporation ... Read More

Spring 2015

We recently returned from our annual visit to the school, and what a difference a year makes! As we've mentioned before, all four Sisters are new to the school - but not to the field of education and ... Read More

Holidays 2014

The times they are a'changing!

As the old adage goes, the only certainty in life is change, and nowhere is that truer than at the Tewecado Mission School. In August, school started as usual with four sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Poor at the helm, all ... Read More