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Story time

Flexibility is key with this vision of ours. Growing organically is a guiding principle. When our first three families arrived with seven children under six (and with four of them in diapers), it quickly became clear that the majority of the mamas’ days were spent preparing food, cleaning clothes, comforting a crying child or children,   »Read More…

 
Their departure from Project Somos

A heartfelt thank you to Southridge for a great week of volunteering! This was Southridge’s third time volunteering in Guatemala at Project Somos and once again, the school sent a great team of very hard working volunteers.                     While here, the team of twenty students and   »Read More…

 
Time to say goodbye. But first... a group photo!

It’s Friday morning and the Saints boys and their teachers are hard at work getting as much done as possible on their last day of work. This evening we will have pizza prepared in our outdoor wood-fired pizza oven, followed by a campfire and a talk about Maya culture.   We are very grateful for   »Read More…

 
Some of the Saint boys colouring with the kids

Yesterday St Georges arrived, ready to work and serve! So after a delicious lunch of homemade soup and sandwiches, the boys were put to work. One of their projects is removing the stones from the Gathering Place, so we can redo them, this time secured with cement (the wind storms blew away the sand that   »Read More…

 
Glamping (glamour camping) at Project Somos!

Later this morning we will welcome our first 2015 school group of volunteers to Project Somos. St. George’s school from Vancouver will be our first group of students (9 young men). Next week we will welcome Southridge (South Surrey) and then Strathcona Tweedsmuir (Okotoks, AB) Last week we spent most of the week preparing for   »Read More…

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