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Dancing with the kids!

My time at Project Somos is coming to an end, this is my fifth week volunteering here and it has gone by at an alarmingly fast rate. I can’t quite believe that a week from now I will be leaving this place and not seeing these familiar faces everyday. My experience has been an exceptional   »Read More…

 
shack 2

Before coming to live in Guatemala almost four years ago, I had travelled to various countries like India, Peru, Mexico and Bolivia.  I felt I had a strong sense of what poverty looked like, sounded like and smelled like.  I didn’t consider myself naïve to the true despair of the abyss of extreme poverty. I   »Read More…

 
Showing them how it is done!

I have now been at Project Somos for 3 weeks. This trip marks my third visit to Guatemala. The first visit for Christmas with my family in 2011. My second in 2013 for 4 months. Now for three months. Every trip has been completely different. But I think I can safely say, that this is   »Read More…

 
Genny & Antoneita

I have now been volunteering at Project Somos for over a week, and I have learned volumes.  Greg and Heather´s vision to enable the family unit to survive through endured hardship is inspiring, and even more so considering what a great success they have had in realizing their vision. I have been occupying myself with   »Read More…

 
Making paper chains to decorate their family home.

On this, the Eve of Christmas, and on behalf of all the mamas and children living here at Project Somos, we wish you and yours all the best tomorrow and in 2015. Our families are brimming over with gratitude for all that YOU have done for them since arriving at Project Somos. They are all   »Read More…

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