The Children’s Village
A Family. "Other things may change us, but we start and end with the family."
The Village is being designed with the support of University of San Carlos in Guatemala. Architect Cecilia Rodriguez has created the design for the Village.
We're on Google Earth! The site of Project Somos Children's Village
-Loacted near Tecpán Guatemala
So Much to Share!!! Founders, Greg Kemp & Heather Knox are back from Guatemala for a short visit. This will be their only public event during this trip. Come hear all about the progress that has been made!
It’s alot of work building a Children’s Village. I have been at this for over five years now. As you can imagine, it can become all consuming. Even during time off, I am thinking about the Project, looking around for inspiration or reading something relevant to the Project. Before going back to Canada last Fall, »Read More…
Conejo* was the first house we began to construct May 2011. Conejo didn’t get plastered until August 2012. After plastering Tortuga* a rich terra cotta colour, we chose a celeste blue for Conejo. During the plastering Amy and I placed colourful tiles into the wet plaster around the doorways. Within weeks, a major chemical change »Read More…
These 2 little boys make us smile all the time.
I have no overwhelming single answer to the question posed above. In just over two years, Alicia and I have observed a range of motivating impulses that have brought 240 volunteers from age 8 to 79 years old to Guatemala, assisting us in building Project Somos Children’s Village. I will share some volunteering motivations I »Read More…