Progreso Adventist Coeducational School / Colegio Mixto Adventista El Progreso (Guatemala City, GT)

A secondary school located in Guatemala City. Adventist work in Guatemala began in 1908 with the opening of an English school. However, this school was soon closed. For many years there were no educational facilities for Seventh-day Adventists in the Guatemala Mission. In 1925 paperwork was begun for the establishment of an Adventist school in Guatemala. Two years later, in 1927, the Adventist El Progreso school opened its doors under the leadership of Dorcas Pacheco, a dedicated, God-fearing teacher. Today the elementary and high school complex El Progreso is one of many in the Guatemala Mission, which forms part of the Central American Union Mission. El Progreso has been a migrating educational facility from its very beginnings. Originally it functioned in the same building as the Guatem...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

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