When we came to volunteer at Somos, earlier this year, saying goodbye after 8 weeks was the hardest part. I started to prepare the children for this, especially during yoga classes. We spoke about cycles, and how everything, starting with our breath, has a beginning, an opportunity to experience it, and an end. Since it […]
Dental Care for All!
At Project Somos, we provide children with high-quality healthy food, we avoid added sugar as much as possible, and we teach them to systematically brush their teeth after every meal. Building such behavious is important for developing more healthy habits, which, in the long-run, will improve the kids health and hygiene. Unfortunately, we still face […]
Escaping the Abyss
I understand when people see the photos of the thousands of men, women and children migrating daily from Central America, it triggers a variety of responses. These reactions range from compassion to outrage. I want to offer a perspective as a Canadian, born in the United States, living and working in rural Guatemala for the […]