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Estella with a fish bag.¬†Tomorrow, Monday the 23rd, Candice and Trey (Carlos) will do a workshop with the children of Ajkem’a Loy’a to make little bags. The children are very

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Our final week

Next week will be our last week here in San Lucas. We have done a lot and yet feel there is so much left to do! We will be focusing

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Chichicastenango

A 30-minute boat ride to Panajachel and an hour car ride (or 4-hour multiple transfer bus ride on public transportation as some from our group experienced) got us to Chichicastenango

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Weaving Workshop

Yesterday was a particularly exciting day because we were having our first weaving workshop. I packed my backstrap loom that has traveled with me from Guatemala to NY and back

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Business Workshop: Pricing

Anna, David, Jane, and Nika led this workshop on valuing time and pricing. They started with a laughing ice breaker in which all participants had to laugh for a whole

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Barbie a la Maya

We learned that some of the children make garments for their barbie dolls. This particular one is an interesting outfit designed from local textiles. It reminds us of one of

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Dancing

Dancing is central to latin culture and is already playing a big role in our time in Guatemala. On the first day the women of Ajkem’a Loy’a performed their typical

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Rain

It’s been raining every single day since we arrived in San Lucas. First, the two tropical storms, and now it seems to just be the normal climate. Everything is damp,

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Apple computers = laughter

As I was editing some of our videos I started to attract several of the children from Ajkem’a Loy’a to the desk in which I was sitting. They were content

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