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Mission

To protect and restore families, changing the destiny of orphaned, mistreated and deprived children through a comprehensive model formed by 5 pillars; health, nutrition, psychology, education and communitary development.

Vision

Being a replicable educational model which helps develop leaders who positively impact their lives, their generations and their community, teaching values, discipline and love of God above all things.

VALUES OF DAR EDUCATIONAL MODEL

Love of God: Having daily communion with Him through prayer, living in a community that allows room for spiritual growth, reading and keeping His Word.

Thankfulness: Being aware and capable of seeing all the good things we have, and thus behaving in keeping this attitude of gratitude in every aspect of our lives to correspond to what God has given us through people, through the Foundation and through Himself.

Diligence: Performing every activity with care and diligence, within the stipulated and agreed timeframe, persevering in steadfastness to reach success.

Excellence: Striving for quality in every action performed. Doing the best I can in every area of life.

Discipline: Motivation gets you going, perseverance pushes you to keep on growing, and being disciplined in what you start generates character.

1998

Registration of the Manuel y Concha Ralda Foundation, Ministerial Agreement 218-98 of the Ministry of the Interior.

1998-2005

Support to Sican Community, Cuyotenango.

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2009

Restoration of the house where DAR would operate

2010

On September 25th 2010 we began the DAR Project – High Performance District, as a tutoring center which provided support to a group of 35 children, and 20 families in total.

2013

Registration and approval of the High Performance District’s Educational Center in the Ministry of Education.

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2014

DAR Educational Center- La Trinidad opens its doors to 150 children of ages ranging from 5 to 12, with preschool and elementary school operating on an extended schedule with the objective to satisfy the physical-emotional needs of the students and thus providing comprehensive education.

2015

High school starts in DAR.

2017

We will graduate our first high school class.

Directors

Lourdes Ralda de Morataya

General Director / Founder

Marlen Debroy

Executive Director

Maria Sol Arevalo de Morataya

Psychology Director