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Welcome to Guatemala, team! The first day was non-stop activity that started with a visit to the local women’s weaving cooperative in Santiago Zamora.
Marcia learning about the weaving process at the cooperative of Santiago Zamora.
Nancy showing off her gorgeous woven vest– at the weaving cooperative, Santagio Zamora.
What teamwork! Way to go, ladies. Moving wall panels up hill for the construction of the house.
Taking a break for a photo!
More teamwork in action. What a steep hill to move materials up and down!
A great shot.
Wednesday brought a fun activity to the Common Hope Preschool and Daycare!
Jill facilitated the craft activity to go along with the book “Duck on a Bike”
Hannah, Pat, and Robin read with the kids
Working hard on smoothing the cement floor (by hand!)
Laura visiting her sponsored child Marta and family in San Rafael
Marcia observing the early literacy/exposure to reading program
Nancy visiting one of her sponsored children Baltazar and his family
Pat and her sponsored girl Claudia
Pat with Claudia’s family
Nancy, Jill and Marcia on a day-in-the-life activity
Jill working on a great bracelet with Jose, a jewelery designer
Activity time in the library!
Laura works on door panels of the house
Robin hard at work!
The afternoon construction crew after riding in the pick up truck in the rain.
Robin and Hannah helping to bring the corn tortilla dough from the grinder.
Learning about a day in the life of Doña Reina, a snack vender.
Robin enjoying a salsa lesson from her church´s sponsored child, Hellen.
Hellen’s family looking at photos.
The team saying a few words to the family they worked with to build a house.
Chocolate so your life will always be sweet.
Robin, Hannah, and Jill with their newly sponsored kiddo, Jose.
The team with the family and their new house.
Thanks for all of your hard work! We’ll miss you!