2012-07-31 18.28.48

Day 3: WOW Trip 2

Thoughts from the boys: This morning in Guatemala began with a scrumptious buffet at our first hotel the “Vista Real.” Following our meal we began a four hour journey west to Xela, where we would visit our first orphanage, “The Little House.” We started a few of our major projects today including the building of…

2012-08-01 18.16.09

WOW Trip 2 — Our 3rd Night

This morning we woke up bright and early to continue working at Little House of Refuge. After arriving we all split up into our work crews and began a long day. We had a very productive day – we continued constructing the new computer room and the sewing room. Jessie Martinez collected and had refurbished…

2012-07-30 09.38.18

Day 1: WOW Trip No. 2

Today was the first day of the last trip of Summer 2012 for Women for Orphans Worldwide. With a total of 36 team members, WOW is experiencing the largest team ever in Guatemala! Today we woke up ate breakfast and headed off to The Down syndrome School. We arrived at La Asociacion Guatemalteca para el…

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WOW Wednesday Night

Thoughts from Berry and Mason (be prepared to laugh): Waking up at 6:45 feeling very tired and cold, but knowing that we were going to see those cute, precious faces made it all worth while. The first thing we did when we got to the orphanage was carry huge cinder blocks down a hill after…

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Day 3: Trip to Little House of Refuge

This morning we eat lots of food at a great buffet. We went on a long bus ride we stopped and took pictures of a lake with volcanoes around it. We checked into the hotel and ate McDonalds. The yellow orphanage was in a beautiful green valley. We started working on mixing cement. The kids…

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WOW 1st team in Guatemala

Day 1: Reflections from Layton, Amanda and Calla On the first day in Guatemala, we had a nice breakfast in the hotel. Crepes & omelets were a favorite of many people! Afterwards, we loaded up the bus and headed to the first orphanage. At the first orphanage, Love The Child, we were greeted by children…