Work-Study Program Participants Present to High School Seniors

Mission Santa Maria is happy to share that five Mission School graduates will complete their second semester in the DP World Shipping work-study program in February.

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Happy Thanksgiving from Ecuador!

Wishing you and your families a very happy Thanksgiving! We want to extend our deepest gratitude for all your support. Thanks to you, our students remain in school, studying hard to be Ecuador’s next teachers, engineers, doctors, accountants, and more! 


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Victor graduates as a Petroleum Engineer

In a world where opportunities often seem reserved for a privileged few, Victor’s story stands as a testament to the power of determination, community support, and the life-changing impact of scholarships. Hailing from one of the poorest towns in our area, Victor’s journey to graduating with a degree in petroleum engineering is nothing short of remarkable.
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Thank you for helping make Fall Fest such a success!

Last Thursday, November 2nd, we gathered with old and new friends of Mission Santa Maria in New York City to celebrate Fall Fest, our annual social and fundraising event.

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From Floods to Food Safety: A Kitchen Update Journey

The mission home stands as a sanctuary of solace and service, embodying the values and dedication of those who reside within its walls. A few months ago, an opportunity arose to breathe new life into one of its most important spaces—the kitchen.
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First Technology Course at the Mission School

One of the coolest additions to the Mission School curriculum during this 2023-2024 school year is the first ever technology course!

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Save the date! Fall Fest 2023, Thurs Nov 2

You’re invited to our Fall Fest, a party with a mission in NYC! Enjoy an open bar, tasty treats, and learn how we are changing lives of children through our programs. Get tickets here!



TIME: 6:00-10:00PM

LOCATION: THE CHELSEA BELL NYC, 316 8th AVE, NY (26th St & 8th Ave)



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Little Girls Move Into Their New House!

It is with so much gratitude and joy that we share the news of the little girls moving into their new house.

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5 Graduates Enroll in DP World Shipping Work-Study Program

You may remember that in 2022 Mission Santa Maria started a partnership with DP World Shipping Company, an international shipping company that owns one of the largest ports here in Ecuador. 

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Cristina Graduates

It is with overwhelming excitement that we share the news of Cristina’s graduation from law school.

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