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Isaac Machry – Thank You!!

On behalf of Loving Arms, we would like to thank Isaac Machry for these two weeks that he was in Guatemala as a volunteer. Having Isaac's help was very gratifying for both our children and our staff. Isaac spent every morning assisting the English teacher. In the afternoons he helped in different activities such as making teaching material for the day. He also worked on the reports that will soon be sent to the sponsors. During his time here, he

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Thank You!

Last week we had a team of professional doctors and nurses from Oakville, Mississauga, and Burlington, Ontario who were linked by Ken Dick, founder of Everyday Miracles International. They were able to run medical clinics providing much-needed medications for free. They assisted around 1,800 adults and children from Chimaltenango, El Tejar, Parramos, Antigua, Pastores, and San Andres Itzapa. They also shared a training about gastro-dehydration in

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Welcome Gabby King and Charlotte Paterson!

These 2 young ladies from Oakville are taking a year in between high school and university to help others less fortunate. They will be joining Linda in Guatemala and will be working at the school, assisting the Spanish teachers as well as Brenda Stratton our English teacher in the mornings.  In the afternoons they will work with the women’s co-operatives, support our staff with administrative duties and help with food distributions. Gabby

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Lending Loving Arms to Guatemala

Last month Loving Arms was featured in the Oakville Beaver! Check out the article below to hear about a new, creative initiative we're running to keep children in school. Oakville Beaver By John Bkila (with Paola Diclemente) A local Oakville-based charity is helping send Guatemalan children to school by clothing them with mandatory uniforms and reducing education costs for their parents. It’s one of the many initiatives Loving Arms undertakes since

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      April 18, 2018

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      April 13, 2018

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      April 13, 2018

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      April 12, 2018

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      April 12, 2018

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      April 10, 2018