Soup Kitchen….almost there???

•January 21, 2018 • Leave a Comment

The City asked us to leave our soup kitchen and move into a tiny space

last January as we were going to be moved to a new location…new

building, second floor.  We were told we would be in the new building

in March, June, September and it should be happening in a weeks time…

Yeah….the girls can hardly wait….

Patience is not the ability to wait,

but the ability to keep a good attitude

while waiting….

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Surprise and Happy New Year….

•January 21, 2018 • Leave a Comment

We like to surprise our police force and fire personnel…..this year it was

school supplies for

their children and just an “we appreciate your service” gift…

 

 

And Today we Begin….

•January 21, 2018 • Leave a Comment

The students worked hard at bringing the desks,

tables, chairs, library books and food supplies…

for the Genesis project…classes started January 15th, 2018

“The beautiful thing about learning is that no one

can take it away from you…..”

January Ready….

•December 19, 2017 • Leave a Comment

 

 

 

School in Guatemala runs from January to October.

The Genesis project has taken us a year to complete but the

students will have a new school to study in.

Thank you to the teams from Canada, North Dakota and Idaho and the

many donors who financially helped make this dream possible.

In the beginning……

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Let us make our future now, and let us make our dreams tomorrow’s reality.

Malala Yousafzai

We did it!

•December 18, 2017 • Leave a Comment

Meet our grads…….

Luis…..continuing on to university to study Computer Engineering

Gabriella…..graduated grade 9, will continue in highschool

Amalia….continuing on to university for an Education degree

Selvin….continuing on to university for a degree in Business Admin

Hilda…graduated with a diploma in Bilingual secretary

Bryan…teaching at computer at a local school

Gabby….diploma in International studies

Wilson…studying Psychology at a local university

Jose…..working as a mechanic

Beverley…continuing her high school education(international studies)

Carolina…continuing her high school education (teaching diploma)

Love Guatemala Canada is so proud of each of our students.

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use

to change the world.”  Nelson Mandela

 

 

Moved in for Christmas….

•December 18, 2017 • Leave a Comment

Humberto, Mario, Carlos and Alejandro will be in their own home

for Christmas.  They are so excited to have their own home.

Thank you to those of you who sponsored this project.

The guys built a concrete walkway so that Maria can

push his wheelchair to the street.

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Canadian Troop….

•November 6, 2017 • Leave a Comment

The Canadian team of 6 arrived to help construct a home for Humberto,

Maria and their two sons.  The second floor was completed, wiring and

plumbing were installed.  The walls were mudded, floor poured and

a short concrete patio was poured.

 

What a difference we have seen in Humberto in the last month.

Maria works his physio every day.  He wheeled into the house

and gave us a two thumbs up when we asked him if he liked

it.  We will purchase a new bed for them, mattresses for the

bunk beds for the boys, and a few shelves for both levels.

Thank you to Fredene, Norm, Monty, Barb, Wayne and Diana

for all the wheelbarrows of sand, gravel and dirt.  For all the

tiring and hot days that you worked so hard to help finish

the house…..bless you.

“It’s not enough to have lived. We should be determined to live for something. May I suggest that it be creating joy for others, sharing what we have for the betterment of person-kind, bringing hope to the lost and love to the lonely.”
Leo Buscaglia