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APRIL TEAM 2016 – ABT – UPDATE # 2
By: Gaby Cotto
Apr 5, 2016

Sunday April 3rd began with the birds singing praises to the Lord. The cacophony of sounds was melodious. If birds went to church, they were having their worship service right outside our window. We met for breakfast and filled up on a superb egg and spinach quiche, bacon, and fruit before we headed for the […]

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APRIL TEAM 2016 – ABT – UPDATE # 1
On: Apr 4, 2016
By: Gaby Cotto

Our group converged on the Ted Stevens Airport at 3:30am Thursday morning, March 31, and we arrived in San Pedro La Laguna, Guatemala, on April 1st at 5:30pm.  This was after a 3 hour flight to Seattle, a 4 1/2 hour layover, a 2 1/2 hour flight to LA, meeting a team member in LA and a 6 1/2 hour […]

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MARCH TEAM 2016 – SPRING BREAK – UPDATE #6
On: Mar 18, 2016
By: Gaby Cotto

Thursday morning the sewing ladies finished their projects and throughout the day got the curtains hung in the classrooms!!!  YES!!! Kelsey and Hanna stayed at the school and baked muffins for the children to have as a snack Friday morning.  The oven they used was quite a challenge with the temperature changing and getting hotter […]

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MARCH TEAM 2016 – SPRING BREAK – UPDATE #5
On: Mar 17, 2016
By: Gaby Cotto

This morning, Wednesday, the three sewing ladies continued on their projects, the boys went to Ruth’s house to continue working and the rest of us went up to the church and made a craft with 35-40 ladies from the church.  The ladies of the church brought empty milk jugs and we brought all the rest […]

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MARCH TEAM 2016 – SPRING BREAK – UPDATE #4
On: Mar 16, 2016
By: Gaby Cotto

Another day in beautiful San Pedro.  The mornings are beautiful and clear and smoke from all the small fires that people cook with and the burning on the mountains rolls in during the afternoon and early evening. Yesterday we had one person helping work on school lockers, one person organizing and sorting in the storage […]

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MARCH TEAM 2016 – SPRING BREAK – UPDATE #3
On: Mar 15, 2016
By: Emily Arrow

Monday was another awesome day in San Pedro! After breakfast we divided into different teams.  Josh, Spencer, Luke, Hailey, Krista and Haley S went up to Ruth’s house to start working on the construction of the house.  Lots of digging and pounding on large rocks as they’re working on digging a hole about 12 feet […]

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MARCH TEAM 2016 – SPRING BREAK – UPDATE #2
On: Mar 14, 2016
By: Gaby Cotto

Hola Everyone, Sunday morning after breakfast we went on a special home visit to Ruth’s house.  Ruth works in the kitchen here at the school and lives a little ways up the hill with her elderly father.  They share a one room home that is about 16×16 space.  During the week all of the different […]

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MARCH TEAM 2016 – SPRING BREAK – UPDATE #1
On: Mar 14, 2016
By: Gaby Cotto

Hola Everyone, Our team of 15 started on our journey at 4:00AM in Anchorage on Thursday and we arrived in San Pedro in the mid-afternoon on Friday.  It was many hours of traveling by airplane, bus and boat but the love and hugs and wonderful greeting we received at the boat dock was amazing.  After […]

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