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Wednesday, December 16, 2009

While I was in Guate at Los Robles back the first of Oct., we celebrated children's day. We had two pinatas with lots of candy and hot dogs and a drink and invited the whole community. Eva, one of my nannies from the old orphanage, got to see Fernanda, one of our teens from the old orphanage, for the first time in a year.
We had about 200 people there with lots of kids. The kids had a ball when the pinatas brooke. Just like all kids. I was so happy that dads came and grandparents and teen boys.The kids love having their picture made with the gringoas. That's me. At the end they presented me with a wonderful gift. Mt friedn Evelyn was there with me and made me give a speech.

Friday, December 11, 2009

our toddler feeding program

When I was in Guate the first of October, I started our toddler feeding program. Here are some pictures of the tots we feed. We had about 20 show up that first day.
Food and nourishment is such a challenage for the 1.5 million Mayans who live in our area.
I heard last night that the wife of the man we are hiring as a driver had her in utero baby die. She was 8 months pregnant. They attributed the death to malnourishment of the mom. She had to have a c-section and is now in intensive care.
How grateful I am for food.
We now have two medical teams coming to do clinics and two construction teams coming to do building projects. If you have a team and want to book our volunteer housing write me. I will send pictures of it the next blog. We also have family coming to help with Christmas. One volunteer group gave out 56 food baskets on Tues. and left 300 toys for the kids to get on Christmas Eve. The volunteer family will provide a lunch for the community on that day. They also will visit each household in Los Robles and get a picture of them and their dwelling. Also info that willl help us better help the families.

thanks everyone