Mexico
March 14, 2012

Mexico 2012: The Countdown is On!

Last night our team had its final meeting before we leave. There was tangible excitement, and a bit of nervousness and we gear up to go. Great questions from parents…
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Mexico
March 10, 2012

Mexico 2012: The Families

Family # 1 (Identifying details have been removed to protect the family’s privacy) The *** family is eagerly awaiting your arrival. They live in a community called ***. They are still paying…
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Mexico
March 9, 2012

Mexico 2012: Welcome to the blog

This blog will track the Friends Church/Amor Ministries mission trip to bring water to Mexico in March 2012, where we will be building homes for those who require a hand up. Written…
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Guatemala
February 9, 2012

Tuesday, 7 February 2012: End of a Journey

We missed a couple of days. Sorry about that! "Pardone me!" A lot has happened in the last few days. Friday we visited a village about a fifteen minute drive…
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Guatemala
February 9, 2012

February 5, 2012: Miscellaneous Thoughts from Antigua

Jim: "Anyone else see the orb-like UFO Sat. Night? Travelled from the NW into the SE at speed, then slowed, and went away from our position, reducing size. Whoa. Disk-shaped.…
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Guatemala
February 9, 2012

February 2, 2012: Tough Day

Today we finished painting the school - and boy did it look great! We managed to get almost as much paint on the walls as the floor. We were amazed…
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Guatemala
February 9, 2012

February 1, 2012: So Much Soccer

Wednesday morning we hiked to the water catchment site first and then the water distribution site. It was a huge trek. The water catchment starts from a natural spring and…
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Guatemala
February 9, 2012

February 1 2012: Jim’s Adventure

Hike into the hills surrounding Rio Azul to the catchment tank at the river source through beautiful, lush countryside. The Vice-Mayor and the President of the water committee explained what…
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Guatemala
February 9, 2012

January 31, 2012: The Importance of Education

Today was an exciting and educating experience as the team met with the towns leadership and sanitation council. We had an opportunity to go to see the location where the…
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