Tag archive of Education

Isaac Machry – Trip Update

Hello again everyone! Today is Friday and that means I only have 4 more days left here in Guatemala which is crazy to think about! I have learned so much and I can’t wait to share it with all of you! This blog will be focusing on my two work days on Tuesday and Wednesday. Tuesday started off the same as every morning except I was given the opportunity to go into Antigua in the morning. Instead of working at the school in the morning I went into

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Isaac Machry – Blog Update

Buenos noches everyone! I don’t know if I spelled that right but it’s supposed to mean good evening. I think. Anyways I am back with another blog and I am actually writing this the same night I wrote my last blog so if the spelling is really bad on this blog then there is my excuse. This blog will be covering my day off from work on Sunday and my work day on Monday! My day off on Sunday started off like a normal Sunday at home with church in

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LAST CALL! – Spring Flower Fundraiser!

Just a heads up... this is the last call for the Spring Flower Fundraiser! Click the image below to enlarge our poster. The deadline is tomorrow, Wednesday, May 10th, 2017! Please help out our Education program by buying these beautiful flower pots!

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Thanks to all who made our Poinsettia Campaign a huge success!

Loving Arms is again grateful for the wonderful support we had this year in our Poinsettia Sale.  Thank you so much for continuing to help our children in Guatemala. We raised $3400.00 and the proceeds are targeted to the Education Program which will help the children at our school as well as the Women’s Co-ops at the Centre of Hope. Thank you all very much! Linda

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November Poinsettia Fundraiser

It’s that time again to order poinsettias! Order now till Nov.26th Loving Arms Fundraiser to support the Christian School of Hope in Guatemala, which will be starting their second year January 2017  Poinsettias available in Red, White or Pink 8in. pot with decorative cover from a local Canadian grower Orders can be made by emailing hallgrengms@aol.com. We will also be taking orders at the Chartwell church November 13th and 20th, 2016. When ordering

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Spring Flowers
Lisa and Michaela – Update

Hola!  It is Day 8 for me and Michaela.  We have had many wonderful adventures already, and Loving Arms is keeping us "good-busy".  Michaela has been spending each school day in the classrooms assisting the teachers in both Espanol and English.  She really enjoys being able to help out and has so much fun with the kids at recess time.  She has followed Gabby and Charlotte's lead working mainly with Brenda and Dulce. I have been busy mainly

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Thank You Ron, Mackenzie, Brian, Margaret and Stephen!

Linda and Stephen Coghlin along with the staff of the Loving Arms association in Guatemala (Asociacion Brazos Amorosos) are so thankful to this amazing group of people. Where do we start? They helped in the construction of our new Grade 1 classroom. Brian and Ron created some plans for the septic for the school and Ron organized electrical work at the volunteer house for Brenda, Gabby and Charlotte. All assisted in the February food distribution

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Team Update – February 20, 2016

The week wrapped up with Mack, Brian, Stephen working along side Josue building the walls of the new classroom. Stephen gave the exterior a fresh coat of paint and Ron tidied up some of the electrical wiring and propane tank mounts. Much time was spent time researching local septic systems that need to be installed as a result of the additional classes. Much of this is new to the staff and workmen here but a local engineer verified the plan Brian

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Shantz Team Update – Feb 16, 2016

Sunday dawned clear and warm with many tourists in town to view a processional as part of the Lenten season celebration. It was wonderful to see the families gather at the Centre for the food distribution gathering. We were able to connect with our sponsored families and students. Work continues on building the next classroom, with Jose, Brian, Mack and Ron laying blocks, repairing electrical service and digging the pit for a relocated septic tank.

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  • LovingArmsGuat We welcomed Adam and Shelby from Canada. They will be at the Christian School of Hope for a month and will help us… https://t.co/9hj8vlfVAT

    July 13, 2018

  • LovingArmsGuat The children at the Christian School of Hope welcomed Louanne Black from Canada. She is helping us on Thursday by a… https://t.co/vgmBl1RGHk

    July 9, 2018

  • LovingArmsGuat Pamela is a 4 year old girl who is kind and friendly. Her favorite color is pink. She enjoys eating soup and playin… https://t.co/3OWtYkNfLZ

    July 6, 2018

  • LovingArmsGuat Five years ago Loving Arms had the opportunity to refer Guatemalans workers to Canadian farms through the temporary… https://t.co/iQrbWGZlyR

    June 28, 2018

  • LovingArmsGuat Click here to support Relief for Parramos, Guatemala organized by Steven Hash https://t.co/nS6XmgYenO

    June 12, 2018

  • LovingArmsGuat So grateful for the support of our neighbour who offered us his extra vegetables to gift to our families this month. https://t.co/NHVqreu4no

    June 12, 2018