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A day-in-the-life of a jewelry maker!
An action shot of Lauren playing some pick-up soccer with Common Hope kids 🙂
Big strong Pete!
Is that a pose, Anna, or just mid-step?
Teamwork makes the house go up!
The whole team!
Caren, Anna, and Lauren during the Don Filiberto hike
Florek boys hard at work!
Ready to go in construction
An afternoon of fun and games with kids onsite at Common Hope
Kari hard at work–making cement panels for floor
Monday morning: Ready to work!
Jack has a new best buddy
Tuesday afternoon with kids onsite was a great afternoon of marshmellow toasting, s’more making, fun, and games
Now that is what you call a toasted marshmellow!
Al meeting his very talented sponsored kid, Jose Luis
Lisa looking like a pro in the daycare.
Learning from Jeff, Director of Strategic Planning
Kari and her Guatemalan family
Kari enjoying time with her sponsored student, Ericka
Max showing everyone how it’s done in construction.
Just another day in construction
Scott and Nick-Pharmacists for a day
Peter has a new buddy
Fun activities for the daycare kids!
Lisa has some fun with the daycare kids
Jack showing the kids their shapes
Making cement panels
Hard at work
Al and Kari working hard
Scott, Nick, Al and Kari showing off their skills
Great shot of Jack and Peter hanging out with kids in the daycare
Jack Florek makes a new friend named Fidel in the daycare
A little girl takes Peter “to jail” during recess!
Group shot! Welcome to Guatemala team!
The team telling their story in a get-to-know you activity
Monday morning brings a fun Bienvenida activity provided by the Common Hope Library staff
Don Filiberto shows the team the coffee process
The whole group at the “top” of our hike up Volcan Agua with Don Filiberto
Caren, Anna, and Lauren try their hand at making tortillas with Maria Benita!
The team made it to the top! Resting up on Don Filiberto’s fincas
Lauren and her brand new sponsored girl and family in San Miguel Milpas Altas!
Scott and two boys at San Miguel Escobar
The little boys loved taking pictures with Scott
Caren getting tickled to death by the third grade girls!
Caren with two little ones at the Common Hope daycare
What a great shot.
Caren and Jack reading the book (en espanol!) to the class. Great job guys!
The whole third grade class and team members who did Thursday morning’s activity
Getting lifted up by the tall boys was the highlight for the little boys at recess
Look! Birds that balance!
The kids of San Miguel Escobar proudly displaying their magical birds
A little pickup game outside of the school in San Miguel Escobar!
Lauren working in the library with kids
The tradition continues…
Doña Zoila, her family, and their new house!
Saying a few words of thanks to the family
Goodbye and thanks from Common Hope
Thanks for all your hard work!