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July 22, 2019

How do you recruit people to work in the wilderness? That question was one of the first that occurred to me after arriving at Adopt-a-Village’s (AAV) remote rain forest school campus in northern Guatemala.  My answer: You entice them with big fat paychecks and big fat...

November 16, 2018

Eighteen-year-old Isabel Ramirez studies in northwestern Guatemala. She is an excellent student who loves to learn. At school she serves as a student council representative and a leader and mentor to other young girls. Isabel works in the cardamom and coffee farms as a...

August 26, 2018

It’s 2018.  Now stop for a moment and try to imagine your daily routine without Internet access.The 
Web and the information that is available to us at the touch of a finger have dramatically transformed our lives. When we need to stay informed, we can just Google...

September 17, 2017

She sat on a low wooden stool in the darkened kitchen of her family’s crudely constructed hut, garbed in her own hand woven exquisitely detailed blouse that seemed to shimmer with its fine jewel-like patterns in the shadows. Maria lives with her parents and seven siste...

September 4, 2017

“Eco-friendly—sustainable—green,” remark our visitors with amazement when they visit the twin middle and high schools at the remote mountain Maya Jaguar campus. Why their surprise?

Perhaps they expected to find our schools like those they had observed while traveling th...

August 8, 2017

The dusty mountain road stretched ahead.  I could see up ahead that it was blocked again, this time with a frayed rope hung across it, unlike the rusty chain I’d encountered at the last guard post a few miles back.   If I was counting correctly, this would be the sixth...

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