Lisa Pascualy and Friends Vision Team
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Book time for the preschool kids!
The children at the Common Hope daycare listen attentively
McLean with Brayan, the family’s new sponsored kid!
The girls working on the craft activity they brought to the preschool
Meet Brayan, Shaun and McLean’s new little sponsored boy!
Carey works with a little boy on his project
McLean with her two little cuties
Teaching kids about hygiene
Carey playing on the playground with the kids
Hard at work
Meanwhile, another group was busy making tortillas!
Solymar, the social worker for the family who was teaching the team how to make tortillas!
They learned the tortilla process start to finish
Can you make a tortilla that round?
Making tortillas by hand
Lauren, one of the Vision Team Coordinators, makes tortillas while she translates!
Lisa busy tortilla-making
Lisa and Mary Jo
The Mom’s posing for a picture at the house blessing
…and their daughters 🙂
All piled into the truck to head to the house blessing
The young ladies and Felix!
Jenny, Annabel, Julia, and McLean read aloud at the house blessing
The whole group
The family for which the team built the house
Team shot after the despedida!
The special despedida–or goodbye ceremony.
Shaun and a group of girls at San Rafael
Jennifer working with some cuties during the after school program at San Rafael
Mary Jo helps out with the reading program at San Rafael
More help with the early exposure reading program
A 10-yr-old girl reads at a home visit in San Rafael
A cute group of boys in the indigenous town of San Rafael, Guatemala
A group shot after the volleyball game!
Three of the girls posing with a group of boys in San Rafael
Annabel learning to weave her own piece!
Julia and Lisa meet Marvin David
Hugging little Marvin
Shaun poses with one of the weaver’s from the women’s group in San Rafael
A touching moment during Lisa and Julia’s sponsorship visit
The whole team
Caminando en San Rafael
Mary Jo learns to weave
The women’s weaving group in San Rafael
Annabel and Mary Jo checking out Common Hope’s Artisan Market
Perusing the jade collection at Monday night’s Artisan Market
Unloading the house panels
Shaun working hard in construction
Vollyeball with the Common Hope Youth group
The girls set up an afternoon activity of volleyball camp!
Shaun and McLean have made some new friends!
Julia and McLean playing with the little kiddos of the Common Hope daycare.
McLean found some friends at the daycare
Julia, Lisa, Shaun, and McLean show off their hard work in construction
Hard at work
Mixing concrete by hand–way to go, ladies!
Taking a break from working hard for a picture!
The afternoon concrete project
Annabel working on the concrete for the house floor!
Jennifer getting dressed up by the ladies from the Weaving Coop
Shaun takes a turn at the coffee grinder
Lisa learns to wind the thread
McLean learning to weave
MaryJo enjoying the ladies at Santiago Zamora
Carey working on grinding coffee beans–by hand!
Mary Jo and Annabel Bench
Examining some of the textiles. Looks great, McLean!
Mary Jo learning the indigenous dances!
Julia at Santiago Zamora
Lisa grinding coffee!
Jennifer helps wind thread at the Mayan Women’s Weaving Cooperative
Carey tries on an apron
Carey modeling the beautiful apron
Annabel trying her hand at weaving at Santiago Zamora weaving cooperative
A group shot in the small town of Santiago Zamora, home to a women’s weaving cooperative. Welcome to Guatemala, team!
Tasting their homeade tortillas
Hangin’ out with Felix and Pablo
Lisa and Annabel pose for a quick pic
Josue Moises with Julia
A beautiful photo of Lisa and Julia Pascualy with Josue Moises, one of their newest little sponsored tykes!
Part of the Bench family with the Zacarias family–Carin, sponsored child, center
Just the girls– Mary Jo, Carin and Annabel
Annabel and Carin
Mary Jo and Annabel Bench with their sponsored child Carin
The house progress
We found you, ladies!
Shaun and McLean with Felix
McLean uses the drill like a pro
Final day of house construction
Working hard in construction!
Shaun with a gorgeous backdrop
Carrying up the sheet metal for the roof of the house
Shaun and Carey pose with Pablo in the KIA
Jenny and McLean hanging out in the back of the pickup truck
Group shot inside the almost-done house!