Yesterday was a productive day for the team. The day involved painting, organizing lots of school items, house visits, delivering gifts, and dinner for another 100+ people. Everyone on the team has an excellent attitude to do whatever is needed to get the job done. One of my absolute favorite things is watching a sponsor … More December GRACE Team!
The December trip is structured different from other trips because it ministers to the families of the feeding center. In addition to cooking dinner each night for 100 people, the team is painting the classrooms of the school. On Thursday and Friday, the team spent the day painting the ceilings and walls of the classrooms. … More December GRACE Team!
I just looked back at my November blogs, and I quickly realized the updates have been very few! I promise we have been very busy and I will update everything within the next couple of weeks. Last Wednesday, we landed at the Mobile airport around midnight. My girls are extremely excited about being able … More Sweet Home Alabama!
I do not like to count my chickens before they hatch, therefore, I held my breath until 4:30 yesterday afternoon. Our goal for 2019 was to have residency within the year. We had all of the required paperwork, and they kept changing the rules on us. The paperwork is not difficult to obtain as … More Permanent Residency!
Happy 8th Birthday to Lizzi! She has definitely been our daughter who has embraced everything about Guatemala. From the language to tamales to the people, she loves Guatemala. She is also a leader who knows exactly what she wants and she has no problem sharing her opinion with you. We have no idea where … More Happy Birthday Lizzi!
This weekend we spent the morning at the graduation of Dayana. Dayana did not attend school for a year, but we encouraged her to finish high school. She helped at the center for over a year with the requirement being she had to finish school. She was very proud as she walked across the stage! … More A Part of SLAM…
Yesterday we received our official papers for the school! This has been a lot of work, and we are grateful for every person who helped. We are accredited by the Guatemalan Ministry of Education to teach preschool through high school! One year ago, we were told it would never be possible to have a school … More Official Papers!!!