Tag archive of Parramos

March 10th, 2018 – Food Distribution

On Saturday, March 10th we held our monthly food distribution. All of the families that are part of this program from Corrales, Parrojas, Paraxaj, Chitaburuy, and Parramos attended this month's distribution at our Centre of Hope. This month we were joined by the Connexus Team. They helped packed the food and some members of the team even shared their own testimony. The team also prepared games and a skit for the children. While the children were

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Golf Tournament – SUCCESS!

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

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

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

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

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

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!

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!

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!

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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  • LovingArmsGuat Today we welcomed Linda and Haley back to the School of Hope. The children cheered as Linda and Haley walked up to… https://t.co/SQgIOhJv6L

    September 24, 2018

  • LovingArmsGuat On Tuesday, September 18th through Thursday, September 20th, Steven taught the second grade students a class on ori… https://t.co/QKXrdLsV7V

    September 20, 2018

  • LovingArmsGuat Today, the children at the School of Hope celebrated Guatemalan Independence Day. There was a general assembly upst… https://t.co/4XbtbWDeA9

    September 14, 2018

  • LovingArmsGuat On September 12th, Steven arrived at Loving Arms. He is a nurse who has come to Guatemala to help the people in ne… https://t.co/cnBByYHinG

    September 14, 2018

  • LovingArmsGuat On September 12th, Steven arrived at Loving Arms. He is a nurse who has come to Guatemala to help the people in ne… https://t.co/A48u4C9O2y

    September 14, 2018

  • LovingArmsGuat On August 22nd and 23rd we had a dental clinic with Dr. Carlos Terraza from Special Dent Foundation. More than 45 c… https://t.co/WdXb9RyZ2A

    August 31, 2018