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We city folks do email or Google something without a second thought.  But imagine trying to run a charity like Project Somos – off in the Guatemalan countryside – without a reliable connection to the Internet. Raising money internationally requires blogging, keeping a Facebook page up to date, connecting with prospective donors – and you   »Read More…

 
Warmly welcomed by the other children

On September 29th, we welcomed our third mama and her two children to the Village. When Antolin and Nico came to us mid-September sharing the story of Antonieta and her two children, we reminded them that our intention is to serve widowed and abandoned women with a minimum of three children. Our hope is that   »Read More…

 
play

It may seem a little frivolous to focus on play when prior to coming here, the main focus of our mamas and their kids, had been on survival. Play seems a bit indulgent and quite unnecessary when you don’t have enough food to eat or proper shelter. Poverty takes it toll on people. Children and   »Read More…

 
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It has been nearly 4 month since my trip to Guatemala, and I haven’t forgotten a moment of it. It’s truly remarkable what Founders, Greg Kemp and Heather Knox have done, what they have accomplished, and their vision has motivated me to become more in-touch with the importance of grassroots organizations such as Project Somos. I   »Read More…

 
Migration

There is a crisis in the Americas.  It is publicized in the media, but looks different from our viewpoint in Guatemala than it does north of the Mexican border. There is an exodus of people from Central America to the United States and it is increasing.  I am not a social scientist, nor an expert   »Read More…

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