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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!
May 2011 Compassion Fruit Society began construction of the eco-sustainable Project Somos Children’s Village near Tecpan, Guatemala. The Village will become the forever home to orphaned and abandoned children. The homes are being constructed using earth-bag construction. Each home will have a professionally trained Guatemalan foster mother raising up to seven children.
Hosts: Violeta Rosales & Nic Wirtz Listen to internet radio with hablaguate on Blog Talk Radio “Project Somos Children’s Village: Creating a Space for Children to Live and Learn” with Alicia Knox and Greg Kemp. Alicia Knox and Greg Kemp join us to discuss their ongoing project near the town of Tecpán, Guatemala. After serving »Read More…
Jose and his mom, board member, Maria came to Guatemala for 3 weeks in August 2011 to help us on the ground.
200 pieces of bamboo arrived on Friday, July 29th. Each piece is 4-6″ in diameter and 10m in length and will be used for the roof structure for the first and second family home of Project Somos Children’s Village.
Project Somos delivers today’s breaking news from on site, where the first family home is about to be constructed.
Today, April 15, 2011 when we arrived at the land to drop off some supplies in the new container, this group of boys arrived and spontaneously assisted with the unloading!
On Wednesday, April 13th we moved this 28 foot container from highway near Tecpán to Chivarabal. It is the first “building” on the land and will be “home” to our tools.
Recently Compassion Fruit Society established a very exciting relationship with the Rhode Island School of Design in Providence. Since its founding in the 1870s, Rhode Island School of Design or RISD, as it is fondly nicknamed, has earned a reputation as one of the most distinguished art and design colleges in the United States. The »Read More…