World Villages for Children: Our Impact Explained by Sister Zeny

With over 150,000 graduates, the Sisters of Mary and World Villages for Children are helping change the society, one child at a time. Today there are over 20,000 children in 14 villages, in 6 countries, pursuing an education in order to break free from poverty. Thank you for your support! Sister Zeny is the local superior at our Girlstown in Guatemala City. She is one of the 370 Sisters of Mary who care for our children every day, 365 days per year!

Learn more about the children

The children at our schools come from the poorest of the poor. Each child has their own stories of what their life was before coming to our schools and how their lives are being transformed by the Sisters of Mary programs.  Read the moving stories of our children in their own words. 

Meet Our Graduates

There are 160,000+  graduates from the Sisters of Mary Schools. Many of our graduates went on to live prosperous lives, helping their families and local communities. Read the inspiring stories of our graduates in their own words. 

Life At Our Villages

Learn more about how we help children break free from a life of poverty.