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Category: Guatemala Service Trip

Education for the Children

¡Hola! Greetings from Guatemala! Jessie Williams and Emily Torre here, checking in on our last full day at the School of Hope. Since our time here, we have gotten to build many amazing relationship with the students. We have all come to a consensus that the children here are absolute angels and deserve the world. Despite the hardships that they…

The adventure continues

Hi everyone! This is Aideen, checking in from Antigua, Guatemala. With only a few days left on our service trip, we have been keeping busy with various activities. At The School of Hope, we have been alternating between painting and spending time in the classroom with the children. It is amazing to see what a difference a couple coats of…

Lake Atitlán

Hello everyone! We can’t believe how quick our time in Guatemala is flying by, but we’re still having a lot of fun. On Sunday, we boarded a bus at 6:30 AM to head to Lake Atitlán. The two hour ride proved to be worth it, however, because the sight was breath-taking. Lake Atitlán has several little villages around it and…

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…