Written by Daniela Lombardo, Guatemala City I think if you teach your students with your heart, it will bring meaning not only to what you do as a professional but also to the students’ learning. If you show your students how much you care...

Written by Lucía Dávila, Guatemala City, Guatemala Every day before school starts, the teachers of the Gaston Figueira School have a quick meeting at around 7:00 a.m. with the principal. Classes begin at 7:30, and by that time the teachers are ready to greet...

Written by Lucía Dávila, Guatemala City, Guatemala They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for.  ― Tom Bodett Certainly, these are three things that the people from...

Written by Lucía Dávila, Guatemala City, GuatemalaCollaboration and keeping an open mind are some of the goals our team members have. They are ready to listen with their hearts and to give it their all.The trip started with a tour around Guatemala City....

Written by Lucía Dávila, Guatemala CIty, GuatemalaMeeting the teachers at New Hope School leaves no doubt that they are there not only because of their love for teaching but also because of their love towards their students. Every step of their way is...

Written by Lucía Dávila, Guatemala City, GuatemalaSchool begins promptly at 7:30, when the children gather together at the gym. There, the entire school community prays, shares announcements, and celebrates those with birthdays by singing Happy Birthday (or Feliz Cumpleaños) in unison.When each grade settles...

Written by Common HopeNew Hope Village was created in 1999 after Hurricane Mitch, when Common Hope relocated families living on the dangerous ravines outside of Guatemala City. A 34-acre cow pasture was transformed into a peaceful village. People who once lived in desperate urban...

Written by Jennifer Roth With over one thousand photos that tell the visual story, I am adding some words to provide a bit more information about my trip. I spent three incredible, sweaty, hard-working, life-changing weeks in Cap Haïtien and Saint-Louis du Nord in...

Only five minutes away from the city of Otavalo, Ecuador, are two attractive touristic spots: the San Pablo Lake, southeast of the city, and El Lechero, a gum tree located at the top of a nearby hill.  These two magical places are...