Author: Guatemala Service Trip

We are a group of students from The College of Saint Rose traveling to Antigua, Guatemala for the international service trip. From May 11 to May 23 we will be volunteering at Escuela Proyecto La Esperanza (The School of Hope) with the nonprofit organization Education for the Children. EFTC believes that "only through education can we break the cycle of poverty." We hope you'll read about our trip and follow our journey to self-awareness and altruism.

One week down, one to go

Hello! This is Aideen and Ana Chavez, here to talk about our latest adventures in Guatemala. On Friday, we boarded the bus and headed to Guatemala City. Little did we know, this day would be filled with life lessons, awareness, and appreciation. First we went to Catholic Relief Services where we met with some individuals who informed us of the…

A life changing experience

Hello! This is Aideen, checking in from Guatemala. I am so pleased to say that we are really enjoying ourselves and having a good time. On Monday, we started this trip as 12 individuals from various backgrounds, but after just a few days together, we have become a united group, learning from each other and making memories that we will…

We have arrived!

Hola! We are happy to share that we have arrived in Antigua, Guatemala and our service trip is off to a great start. Our group of 12 flew out of John F. Kennedy International Airport around 7 AM on Monday, May 11th. After a layover in Atlanta, Georgia, we arrived in Guatemala City and then drove for about an hour…