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Green Building Teaches Children of Centro Educativo Tecnico Chixot Green Living

August 6, 2020

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After a stint in the Peace Corps, Matt Paneitz decided he wanted to begin his own nonprofit to help the children and families of Guatemala. What became known as Long […]

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A Small Act of Kindness Goes a Long Way These Days

April 30, 2020

Instituto Mesoamericano de Permacultura

By Scott Garrison, Founder I, like many throughout the world, can get overwhelmed thinking about all the rebuilding that has to happen to lift the world out of crippling disaster. […]

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Feeling like you want to help but don’t know how? A message from Buena Onda.

March 31, 2020

Guatemala Beuna Onda

By Scott Garrison, Buena Onda Founder It’s a strange, rough time in the world right now. Here in Guatemala, we are under an essential lockdown, with all borders and public […]

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“The Loneliness Epidemic:” How Service to Others Can Help Cure The Blues

March 10, 2020

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Here’s a statement that you’re probably not used to hearing: The world has become a rather isolated place to live in. “That doesn’t make sense,” you may argue. “I have […]

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Volunteering in San Marcos La Laguna

March 25, 2017

kids standing in front of painting

Three of our happy volunteers after their time at the Konojel Community Center, San Marcos la Laguna. Indigenous community development project, with activities in nutrition, health, education, and a women’s […]

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