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Gizmo with the rest of my pack

Gizmo has come and gone. I let him live with us for ten months. He showed up on the “finca” skinny, covered in mats and with broken twine tied around his neck and front paw, last June. We took him in and took care of him. He became part of our pack. Our pack is a   »Read More…

 
Story time

Flexibility is key with this vision of ours. Growing organically is a guiding principle. When our first three families arrived with seven children under six (and with four of them in diapers), it quickly became clear that the majority of the mamas’ days were spent preparing food, cleaning clothes, comforting a crying child or children,   »Read More…

 
Their departure from Project Somos

A heartfelt thank you to Southridge for a great week of volunteering! This was Southridge’s third time volunteering in Guatemala at Project Somos and once again, the school sent a great team of very hard working volunteers.                     While here, the team of twenty students and   »Read More…

 
Time to say goodbye. But first... a group photo!

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…

 
Some of the Saint boys colouring with the kids

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…

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