Blog 1: We went to Ladies of Charity Thrift Store and we sorted out some stuff. We first sorted cranberry juice and put a label on it to help people who bought it. Then we sorted through a lot of diapers and stack toilet paper. After that we made cards for homeless people who sleep…

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Blog 1: Today was such an adventure! We drove about 2 hours through the Guatemalan countryside to hike the still active volcano Pacaya. The hike started off being quite treacherous, but when we finally reached the top the views ended up being very rewarding. My favorite part was looking at the wonderful terrain that God…

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Blog 1: Today started out with us taking a trip Cerra De La Cruz, a cross created by Spanish conquistadors.  I then went on to play soccer with the younger aged children, all of which still were much better than I was.  Later that night, we had a family night, where we ate pizza with…

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Blog 1: Today was so much fun! This morning we went to install stoves at a home near Antigua. The woman was very greatful and apprecitave of our work. The operation went smoothly until we had to drill the hole in the rof and didn’t have the right tool so we wernt able to finish the…

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Blog 1: Today I installed an ECO-Stove into a family’s home, played with the children at Escuela Integrada, made hats with the ninth graders for the people at the nursing home, danced at the nursing home, and played soccer with third and fourth graders. My favorite part of the day today was installing the stove…

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Blog 1: Today I saw God working in many ways. We visited a nursing home with the seventh graders from Escuela Integrada where we got to dance and play a game with the residents there. It was amazing to see God working through people of all ages. Being able to spend time with the children…

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Hola! It’s great to be in Antigua, Guatemala again! Our first group got back into Salisbury around 1:30-2:00am on Sunday morning, and our second group was pulling out of Salisbury by 4:00am! While it’s been a whirlwind of travel for me, one of the things that I love about my job is the spending time…

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Blog 1: The volcanos Agua and Fuegos loomed on either side of the road, impossibly large as we drove to Pacaya. Today we would hike to the summit of Guatemala’s 17th largest volcano. The path was steep, stealing the breath from each of us, turning from stone to dirt to volcanic gravel. Our guide carved…

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Blog 1: Today I learned about the shopping market in Guatemala. When we were first told that we were going to go to the market in Guatemala, we were all really excited. However, when we were told about all the things that could happen at/in the market, like getting pick-pocketed or getting lost, we got…

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Blog 1: Today we went to Escuela Integrada in the morning after breakfast to help around the school. We first finished the painting we had been working on for the past few days. After the painting the bell rang and all the kids rushed out. I gave Anita a ride on my shoulders while running…

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