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Nineteen public education institutions in the communities of Santa María Cahabón and Alta Verapaz, Guatemala, located more than 300 km (about 186 miles) from Guatemala City, now have school furniture for the 2023 school year.

The furniture, donated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will benefit 1,750 students and 70 teachers who resumed face-to-face classes this year, following restrictions from the COVID-19 pandemic. The donation included:

  • 886 desks
  • 140 small chairs
  • 70 two-person tables
  • 70 chair-type desks
  • 70 chairs
  • 20 blackboards

The delivery of the donation took place at the Juan Veliz Juárez Mixed Urban Official School on Friday, April 21, 2023. Representatives of the Guatemalan Ministry of Education, directors, teachers, representatives of Parent Organizations (OPF) and leaders from The Church of Jesus Christ participated in the event.

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