PHOTOS OF SERVICE TEAMS
During this year 2014, we have worked with these wonderful teams from different places in the United States, we would love to have more teams coming to Guatemala in order to provide more help to our poor families in Guatemala.
Kirkwood Community College Service Team
Kirkwood Community College Service Team, from Iowa, was our first Service Team in 2014, they built 3 houses in a community called San Lorenzo El Tejar and also did a lot of great activities (service and fun activities), they spent 14 days here in Guatemala, from January 5th to January 18th, 2014.
University of Cincinnati Service Team
The University of Cincinnati came on March 14th to March 23rd, they were a great team! Team leaders Lee Armstrong and Siusan Sinclair did a wonderful job getting togheter this team. They built four houses in a community called San Antonio Aguas Calientes and Santa Catarina Barahona (about 20 minutes from La Antigua Guatemala). We are very excited about this group because they want to keep helping our Guatemalan children by sponsoring them and giving them an oportunity to go to school and have a better future.
Washington High School Service Team
Washington High School is located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. This team came in March for 10 days. (March 21st to March 30th). James Burke was the team leader and is a Spanish teacher in that High School, he came with 21 volunteers and during the time they were here, they did a lot of service, they spent 4 out of their 10 days here in Guatemala to built 4 houses for needed families, these four poor families have new homes but more important, they have a hope for a better future!!!
Regina High School Service Team
Regina High School Service Team, this High School is located in Iowa City, Iowa, these team came this year in June (June 8th to June 18th), Kathy McCue is the team leader, she has come for many years and loves to help, she came with 14 volunteers full of energy and desires to help the poor. While they were here, they built 3 houses for poor families, they also did many activities like clothing distributions, weekend excursions, etc.
Benet Academy Service Team
Benet Academy Service Team, is a High School located in Lisle, Chicago. Greg and Steve Frey were the leaders of this team. This group did a great job building 3 houses. They also did other fun and service activities, visited the Garbage Dump in Escuintla, Clothing distribution, etc. They were here in June (June 21st to June 30th), we also want to thank Carla Durkee, Cassye and Iya for joined these group and donated stoves that use less wood for the 3 houses Benet Academy built.