Lake Atitlan, Wellness Clinic

Long term volunteering was always a dream of mine- finding the time, resources and right organization to work through was the challenge. As a nurse wanting to be placed in a clinic where I could learn, grow and immerse myself in the culture, finding placement for a three month stay seemed daunting. Now, looking back, […]

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Casa Materna

I am so pleased with my experience with Buena Onda and can’t imagine a better two months in Guatemala! Having been to Guatemala three times before, I was dying to return again but I wanted to find a different organization than I had worked with in the past and to hopefully work with a women’s […]

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Jocelyn Meza

Working with Buena Onda was absolutely amazing! They provided excellent quality service before, during and after my volunteer trip. This was the first time that I ever traveled outside of the country and Buena Onda made sure that I felt as comfortable and prepared as possible. They answered all my emails and calls almost immediately. […]

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Mandy Lachapelle

Konojel Community Center

It’s been a little over a month since our adventure in Guatemala. Scott from Buena Onda helped us plan a journey we will never forget! From planning our volunteer experiences, to hikes, our lodging and many other great suggestions along the way, this trip would not have been as successful without the help of Buena […]

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MMA / Lennon

Professional and well organized are the words I would use to describe Buena Onda, and Scott Garrison’s support for a 26-day college student experiential learning trip to Guatemala.   I began working with Scott approximately 6 months prior to making the trip to Guatemala with 10 American college students.  The purpose of our trip was a […]

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Stephne Alajajian

The purpose of Buena Onda is to connect volunteers with placements that are right for them. Scott noticed that volunteers often ended up in placements that didn’t quite align with their passions and skills. His connections with a wide range of organizations in Antigua and along Lake Atitlan enable him to place volunteers in positions […]

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