A Successful San Lucas Gala!

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On September 28th, more than 350 people gathered together for the annual Celebrate San Lucas Gala in Mankato, Minnesota. We enjoyed live music, dinner, auctions, and inspirational speakers. In total we raised $140,000 to serve the people of San Lucas Tolimán.

A Special Visit

This week our coffee program had a very special visit from Dulce Barrera. Dulce is a three-time national tasting champion and a three-time world champion.

Meet Marta, Our Grower of the Month!

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Marta is a coffee grower who has been selling her yield to Juan Ana Coffee for the past seven years. With the money she earns, Marta invests in her children’s education, maintenance of their home, and the expansion of her farmland.

Our First Hybrid Home

In June, we dedicated our first “hybrid” house. Part block and part wood and designed by Mission staff, it will last longer than the all-wood homes and be cheaper to build than all-block homes.

Remembering Marcos Tun

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On August 8, 2019, Marcos Tun, father of Leonel and Rafael Tun and father-in-law of Emi Tun, passed away. He was 91 years old. Marcos played an important role in the early years of the Mission as a confidant and advisor to Fr. Greg.

Our New Website!

In July we launched an exciting new website that highlights the vibrant life of Friends of San Lucas.