It has been a busy couple of weeks for us at Project Somos. We held our Santa workshop where for two days, our workers made beautiful wooden toys for the kids! (their kids and the Somos kids) This year we made wagons and wooden block sets (like Jenga). We had our second annual solstice celebration. […]
Archives for December 2015
Facing the Challenges
Excerpted from my speech at our Grand Fiesta on Thursday, October 29th. Eighteen months ago we welcomed our first two families. Since then we have helped five women and fifteen children. We have learned some valuable lessons in this short time period; Without the ability to envision something better, people cannot change their course. When […]
Are there Christmas Trees in Guatemala?
I bet you didn’t know this… Tecpán is the Christmas Tree capital of Guatemala! Yup. Every weekend during the month of December Guatemalans, seeking to fill their homes with the scent of pine, drive along the Central American highway to one of four different “Pinavete Fincas” to pick up their tree! We’re talking big, beautiful […]