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Support for Families during COVID-19

Serving children cannot be done without also building supportive relationships with their families. That is why, during the month of April 2020, the staff at Oasis called each family to check in to see how they are doing in...

Guatemala March 2020

18ten visited one of our partner churches, La Roca Community Church in Xela, Guatemala the weekend of March 7-8, 2020. We spent time encouraging Pastor Karel and his wife, Samanta, as they showed us around Xela on Saturday. On...

La Roca VBS 2019

December 2 – 6, 2019 La Roca Community Christian Church (Xela, Guatemala) put on another amazing Vacation Bible School! Pastor Karel Golcher and his crew of volunteers joyfully dedicated an entire week (and more for preparation) so that over...

School Construction Update December 2019

We are amazed by what God has done in just one year on this property. When complete, this building will serve as The Oasis Academy, a Christian primary school for the underprivileged children of this community. Since March, construction...

Nicaragua November 2019

Our recent trip to Nicaragua was safe and productive. We got to know a few families of children currently attending Oasis and also met with our ministry partners who shared with us the details about what still lacks in...

The Oasis Academy: Groundbreaking Ceremony February 2019

Construction on The Oasis Academy is officially underway! Samantha Lingamfelter, program administrator for 18ten, traveled to Nicaragua at last week to represent 18ten at the Oasis of Grace Christian Academy groundbreaking ceremony. Pastor Jason Rogers, a key partner in...

Nicaragua December 2018

18ten’s December 2018 trip to Nicaragua served as a great stepping stone on the path to convert Oasis de la Gracia into an official Christian school! We were excited to finally meet Cliff Bown and Tyler Green in person,...

‘La Roca’ Community Church Vacation Bible School 2018

November 12 – 16, 2018, (“The Rock Community Christian Church”) put on a wonderful Vacation Bible School with a “going to the farm” theme, where children in their community of Guatemala were able to learn about how Jesus is...

Nicaragua September 2015

Our September 2015 trip to Nicaragua was the first opportunity for us to see Oasis de la Gracia in action.  We were thrilled to finally meet all the staff at Oasis along with the children!  These pictures capture our time...