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Aug 6

The Powers of Stories to Change Lives

We just finished Day 2 with Food for the Hungry in Guatemala. Today we were able to spend time in the homes of a few families who have been impacted by the work FH is doing in their community. We visited the president of the community and his wife (Domingo and Maria), and heard their stories… Read more

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Aug 6

A Day in Seoguis

We’ve been in Guatemala for two days now. I’ve said this word before, but I’m not sure it’s ever held any meaning until now: Wow. If yesterday was an overwhelming experience in terms of difficult travel (24 hours total, spent in transit), today was an overwhelming one in terms of love. Read more

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Aug 6

“This Wasn’t Where We Thought We’d Be”

I’m struck by how similar I am to people who appear totally different from me; those who’s lifestyles seem foreign and locations seem far away. Read more

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Aug 6

El Quetzal Savings Group

There are a lot of things I love about FH. Our team. Our leadership. Our fields. Our programs. Our philosophy of sustainability and innovation in all things. But one of my very favorite things at FH is learning about and from our Savings Groups. Read more

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Aug 5

Confessions of a Newbie Traveller

I have a confession to make: I work for a large international relief and development organization and I have just 2.1 international trips under my belt. The 0.1 trip is the one I am currently on to Guatemala. Read more

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Aug 5

Work Hard, Do Your Schoolwork, Chase Your Dreams

After a full day of travel, Darrell and I arrived safely last night to our accommodations in Alta Verapaz, Guatemala. We’re traveling this week with an organization we love called Food for the Hungry and are really excited to witness first hand what they’re doing in the communities here. Also, we get to meet the… Read more

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Aug 5

The Full-Circle Work of FH

Hey guys. In case you didn’t already know, Ally and I are in Guatemala this week traveling with a group of bloggers and Food for the Hungry. It’s an opportunity for each of us to meet the child we sponsor through FH, and also see the transformative work they’re doing int he communities here. We… Read more

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Aug 5

We Made It

I left Nashville first thing this morning {Well, not quite first thing. Thankfully my alarm went off at 6 am and not the dreaded 350 am. I sure do hate those 6 am flights.} Two plane rides… Read more

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Aug 5

We’re Here

Well, we made it! We are hot and exhausted and sticky and a little lot outside of our comfort zones and having an absolute blast! Read more

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Jul 30

why on earth?

In just five short days Ryan and I will board a plane for Central America. In only four, we will be kissing our tow-headed babes goodbye for yet another week with their grandparents in Michigan. Ryan and I are traveling to Guatemala with Food for the Hungry August 4-9, and I just keep asking myself: WHY? Read more

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