Oaxaca Community Assessment

Oaxaca, Mexico Skip to Community Development Plan Community Assessment Oaxaca, Mexico is among the poorest regions in Latin America. Three out of four people here lack access to basic necessities like food, water, education, and healthcare. Most have nothing more than a third or fourth-grade education, and many families are forced to live in one-room, […]

 
Social media can hurt rather than help child-sponsorship.

Why Can’t I Instant Message My Sponsored Child?

Social media today is one of the main ways people build relationships with each other. As a child sponsor, or a mission team member who’s thinking about sponsoring a child, you probably have the desire to build a lasting relationship with a child in need, and social media is a tempting outlet.

 
 

From the President: A New Future for Luis

“Before my sisters and I came to Trigo y Miel, we were hungry a lot. I thought I was going to have to drop out of school so I could work and help my family. But now I don’t have to and I’m in my third year of high school.”

 

Victor and Lety’s Vision for Oaxaca

Meet Victor and Lety Velasco. This remarkable husband and wife duo are the program directors at the Forward Edge Oaxaca, Mexico location, called Trigo y Miel (“Wheat and Honey”)…

 

Preparing to Go

Here you’ll find important documents, packing lists, and tips for fundraising.