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2014 Scholarship Report for Guatamala

Eleven young people comment on their LifeNets scholarship.  The program has continued unabated for 14 years.

1.5 minute clip reporting on the 11 scholarships we are giving to students in Guatemala. 13 more words


Today in history: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua Independence Day

On this day Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua gained independence from Spanish colonial rule – 15th September 1821

Happy Independence Day to all our members from these central American countries and friends! 7 more words

Health for Humanity

With Nicole’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Humanity, I would like to showcase the wonderful volunteer work of colleagues of mine. Health for Humanity is a registered, charitable organization based in British Columbia, Canada. 61 more words


Guatemala Rejects U.S. Trade Law Protecting Monsanto and GMOs

Source: Activist Post, by Heather Callaghan, 5 September 2014

Big Biotech’s promise to feed the world, by squeezing out every other choice against the will of the impoverished people intended  149 more words

Big Pharma

Marshmallows, Mayan ruins and a Big Blue Hole

By now we are getting pretty used to long distance buses and border crossings, but the 16 hour bus ride through four countries to get from Nicaragua to Guatemala was still a record. 658 more words

Central America

Volunteering in an orphanage - the 3rd eye opens and the heart follows..

After Ayahuasca I spent 2 weeks volunteering at an orphanage in Ecuador. I was covered in spit and puke and soup and poop. My hair is in tatters as it was pulled and chewed relentlessly and I got sick from washing dirty bums with my bare hands as they don’t have money for wipes but still I was in my element. 2,353 more words