The Children’s Village
The Project Somos Children's Village has two of the seven homes built and awaits children!
The Project Somos Children's Village will become the permanent home and community to forty-nine vulnerable children.
We're on Google Earth! The site of Project Somos Children's Village
-Loacted near Tecpán Guatemala
Media Release-April 11, 2014
As an orphan prevention program we are dedicated to providing capacity building programs to prevent mothers living in extreme poverty from losing their children.
BIG NEWS—Our First Children have Arrived!
As of March 2014 Project Somos has families! Three families currently reside at Somos and soon we will welcome two more.
It’s Friday morning and the Saints boys and their teachers are hard at work getting as much done as possible on their last day of work. This evening we will have pizza prepared in our outdoor wood-fired pizza oven, followed by a campfire and a talk about Maya culture. We are very grateful for »Read More…
Yesterday St Georges arrived, ready to work and serve! So after a delicious lunch of homemade soup and sandwiches, the boys were put to work. One of their projects is removing the stones from the Gathering Place, so we can redo them, this time secured with cement (the wind storms blew away the sand that »Read More…
Later this morning we will welcome our first 2015 school group of volunteers to Project Somos. St. George’s school from Vancouver will be our first group of students (9 young men). Next week we will welcome Southridge (South Surrey) and then Strathcona Tweedsmuir (Okotoks, AB) Last week we spent most of the week preparing for »Read More…
My time at Project Somos is coming to an end, this is my fifth week volunteering here and it has gone by at an alarmingly fast rate. I can’t quite believe that a week from now I will be leaving this place and not seeing these familiar faces everyday. My experience has been an exceptional »Read More…
Before coming to live in Guatemala almost four years ago, I had travelled to various countries like India, Peru, Mexico and Bolivia. I felt I had a strong sense of what poverty looked like, sounded like and smelled like. I didn’t consider myself naïve to the true despair of the abyss of extreme poverty. I »Read More…