Media Area

Welcome to the Project Somos Media Area! Here you'll be able to find videos, photographs, and other media to give you a glimpse about what we're up to on the ground in Guatemala.

We're in the process of updating this collection, so keep checking back for lots of new content!

Building of the Community Hall

Monday, November 4th, 2013

A place to gather. To celebrate. To play. To laugh. This Community Hall will be the place that the moms and children of the Village can come together on a regular basis. It will be used for a meeting space for local meetings. It will be rented out for weddings and retreats. Volunteers will share   »Read More…

Building of the Children’s Village

Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

On the ground progress from the beginning in 2011 to now, February 2013. A generous donor purchased this stunning property for the Project Somos Children’s Village in December 2010. In February 2011 Founders; Greg Kemp and Heather Knox moved from Vancouver, Canada to Guatemala to begin construction of the Village. Take a quick trip with   »Read More…

The Project – Announcement Teaser

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013

Host Ray Zahab discusses what you can expect from the upcoming series The Project which is being filmed at Project Somos Children’s Village!

Toronto Standard – December 13th, 2012

Friday, December 14th, 2012

Bert Archer writes an article in the Toronto Standard about his trip to Project Somos.

Thank you!

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

Thank you for all your support!

Benefit Fiesta (2012)

Monday, November 26th, 2012

On October 12th, 2012, we hosted our Fifth Annual Benefit Fiesta at Heritage Hall. It was a wonderful night celebrating our progress with all of our good friends and supporters! Thank you for coming out! See you next year!

Project Somos Volunteers

Friday, November 16th, 2012

In March 2012, we welcomed 27 students from St. George’s and Southridge Schools who came to Tecpán, Guatemala to volunteer with us. While there were here, they transformed 12000 adobe blocks into a 450 meter wall around the Children’s Village!

Vancouver Sun – October 5th, 2012

Friday, October 5th, 2012

The Voluntourist There’s a new breed of vacationer, one that isn’t afraid to get hands dirty to help the places they visit. To read the entire article, please go here. The same article was also published in the Edmonton Journal, Regina Leader Post, Saskatoon The StarPhoenix, Montreal Gazette, Ottawa Citizen and Calgary Herald.

Flight Centre – September 5th, 2012

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

Allison Wallace of Flight Centre Canada writes an awesome blog about her time at Project Somos.

The Making of the Gathering Place

Friday, August 31st, 2012

Made in memory of Heather Alicia’s Mom, Susan, the Gathering Place will be a special place for events for years to come!