About El Refugio
El Refugio (The Refuge) located in Guatemala City, Guatemala, is a shelter for women and their children escaping abuse, trafficking and violence.
In addition to providing a safe place for women seeking refuge, women coming to El Refugio are provided with legal assistance, medical/dental care, education and job skills training, counseling, and discipleship. Women coming to El Refugio stay up to 12 months, as they go through our program and develop a plan for a healthy living situation.
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When a woman receives a safe place to live and heal in Jesus’ name, it changes everything for her. Livelihoods improve and God’s love spreads.
For $30 a month, join El Refugio to impact Guatemala’s women with a safe place to heal and be restored.
Today I give thanks to God for the help and support that the shelter El Refugio has given me. I never knew that there were people who could help me in my situation.
– Sofia (an El Refugio resident)
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