Archive for April, 2013

Beca folks around town April 10, 2013 No Comments

If you haven’t figured it out yet, I really, truly love being in San Pedro La Laguna. It feels good to be there and to know so many people. It’s great to run into the Beca kids and their families around town; here are some photos of those moments and you can see a larger [...]

Shopping No Comments

We took some of the kids shopping with money from their sponsors. I’ve included a few photos in the post below and the rest are here in case you’d like to take a look. Pedro Nehemías trying on shoes Juana Micaela, Evelin Elena, and María Ujpan Tuch checking out the shoes Juana’s selection Emerson likes [...]

Families in the Park No Comments

In order to touch base with all the parents, Mynor and I got the word out that I would be hanging out in the beautiful park near the Catholic church in the evenings. Nearly every family stopped by to say hello, some of them more than once. I’ve chosen a few photos to post below [...]

¡Pizza! No Comments

Another activity I couldn’t squeeze in this trip that I’ve enjoyed the last 3 years is providing a big celebration meal for the Beca students and their families. In lieu of that, Mynor suggested I take the kids out for pizza which turned out to be a new joy. We hosted 4 lunches for bunches [...]

2013 Home Visits No Comments

Greetings from Oregon! I just returned after 2 lovely weeks in Guatemala. Usually I visit in July and stay longer. With other family plans in place for July 2013, I grabbed a few extra days either side of spring vacation and celebrated all things Beca along with Semana Santa – Easter week – in San [...]