Tag archive of Parramos

Golf Tournament – SUCCESS!
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A huge THANK YOU for your support and attendance during the 2017 Annual Golf Tournament fundraiser for Loving Arms.  The event was a huge success netting over $22,000 for Loving Arms, which was above our aggressive target of $20,000. One of the big helpers this year were the donors who put up their hands to donate funds for teachers, books and computers.  Thank you very much. If you donated and would like a Charitable Donation Tax Receipt please

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Blog Update – Monday, September 18th
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Today we began taking medical clinics into the surrounding villages. It was quite an adventure. The morning clinic was to be held at a church which sits at the edge of a cliff in La Hermita. Unfortunately for a variety of reasons, and despite a back-up plan, we could not get a key to the church and so after an hour of waiting, the team ended up holding the clinic in the community leader’s house amidst chickens and hanging laundry. Fortunately,

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Blog Update – Sunday, September 17th
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Today was a heavenly day. We began with a visit to Valhalla Macadamia Nut Farm. In Viking mythology, Valhalla is akin to paradise or a heavenly home. The farm lived up to its name being both beautiful and peaceful -- a wonderful place for the team to rejuvenate after our first 3 days of travel and work. It was also very educational. Who knew that the Macadamia Nut tree flowers and produces fruit at the same time; or that it converts twice as

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Isaac Machry – Trip Update
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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 – Trip Update
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Hola friends, family, and others reading this! Greetings from Antigua, Guatemala! My time here has been filled with overwhelming love, joy, and extraordinary acts of kindness. I have never seen such a loving community that supports one another like the community of Parramos. My flight here was definitely a journey, I can assure you! All I can say is thank you Aeroplan for your outrageous flight schedules!   My journey started off flying from Toronto

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Team Blog – Update 2
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We are almost in the middle of the team's week here and the hard work continues. On Wednesday, the team continued with the fence. They also packaged the food that will be distributed. Other members continued helping with sorting the school supplies for our 61 children at school. Our new shelving is looking great and almost finished. After lunch the team left to go to Parrojas for the January food distribution. During the distribution they helped

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Thank You!
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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!
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Loving Arms would like to welcome Jolene and her team from Eastern Canada! This week the team will be running many medical clinics at different villages. The villages they will be working with for the next 10 days are Bola de Oro, Chimaltenango, Centre of Hope, Panimaquin, and Parramos. They will also be running a training clinic for workers in the medical field. We are excited for the upcoming week and please keep an eye on the blog as there will

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Welcome!
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Loving Arms is excited to welcome a nursing team from New Brunswick and Nova Scotia! Led by Barb Irving, this team has a busy schedule ahead of them.  Throughout the week, they will run medical clinics in Chimaltenango (with Pastor Oswaldo), La Hermita, Los Encinos, San Lorenzo, El Llano, Parrojas, Caleras, Cajagualten, Corrales (Centre of Hope for Elders), Paraxaj, Chitaburuy, and Parramos, as well as the children of the Christian School of Hope. 

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Thank You!
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I would like to thank the team from Mississippi. USA for a fantastic week loving and helping the children, families and the Elders in the community of Parramos, Chimaltenango.  All your hard work in building stoves, painting, working with the children, and moms and the Elders will forever be in their hearts and ours.  You all have blessed our communities and our organization very much. God bless each and every one of you. Thank you!

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