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Team Update

The final day of my trip was also Dia de Los Madres (mother’s day) and the birthday of Antony, one of my sponsored children. We all sang happy birthday to Antony before going to class. I expected it to be a routine day, but they had a surprise for me.  The teachers all thanked me for coming and what my visit has meant to the children.  The children had songs and dances prepared for me.  Afterwards, we took a picture together and I received hugs

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Thanks for Visiting!

This week we were blessed by a short visit from Kelsey and Marie Madeline along with 16 missionaries from the United States. The team took part in several activities with the children in our School. Thanks to the talent of one of the team members, we were able to offer a painting class to mothers of our students who greatly enjoyed this workshop. We thank the team for their missionary work and for the donation of school supplies, tennis equipment,

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Thank You Connexus Team!

This week has been a very busy one but it has been fun with 29 sets of hands and hearts eager to collaborate. The Connexus team has given its best service to Guatemala and the most needy. We thank the leaders and youth members for their service and sharing their heart with others. Thanks to their help we were able to make many improvements in the Centre of Hope such as continued construction of the 3rd grade classroom, painting of walls, carpentry

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Welcome Chartwell Youth!

On March 10th we had the pleasure of welcoming the Chartwell Youth Team from Canada. Led by Sarah, better known as “Tippy", Shannon, and Michael. It's always good to have old friends back in Guatemala like Katrina, Daena, Garrett, Connor, Jack, and Mattaus. But it is amazing to be able to make new friends too! Welcome to Guatemala to Jackson, Lucas, Jacob, Rachel, and Alyson. They all make up a fabulous team full of the desire to serve.

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Welcome – Connexus Baptist Church!

We welcome one of the teams with the most members we have had. This group is from Connexus Baptist Church in Canada. They arrived on March 7th and  is composed of six leaders and 23 youth members. We are very excited to have them and a week full of activities is awaits us! We ask you to please keep them in your prayers as they do God’s will in Guatemala.

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Thank You!

On February 25, we had the pleasure of welcoming a team from Canada. We were so pleased with their hard work and the support they provided to Loving Arms and the families in the community. In only one week the eight members were able to accomplish many things at the Centre of Hope. They made a noticeable difference in the life of an elder by building a new home for her. They started the construction of our 3rd grade classroom, did a shoe and clothing

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Loving Arms – February 2018 Newsletter

Hello! Please take a look at February 2018 newsletter by clicking here! This issue includes a message from our Founder Linda Coghlin, an announcement about big goals to celebrate our Ten Year anniversary (you can find out more by hitting the button at the bottom of this blog), features on our teachers, sponsorship opportunities, upcoming fundraising events, information who is visiting Guatemala next, and so much more!

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Team Update – November 2017

Here's the latest on what our most recent volunteer team has been up to on their trip down to Guatemala! The team's first event was to attend the graduation of the kindergartners to Grade 1. It was an eye opening day at the Centre of Hope where each graduate had multiple family members on hand to celebrate their big day with them. It was also a chance for Loving Arms President Linda Coghlin and Guatemalan Director Alicia Mendez to acknowledge the

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Team Welcome!

Welcome to the Chartwell Baptist Church Youth Team from Oakville, Ontario. They arrived safely in Guatemala on Sunday, March 12th, 2017. We are very happy to have you come and give your time, talent, and resources to our organization.  The children are very excited to meet and play with you this week!  We know that this week will be very special for you and for us! Thank you and enjoy!

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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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      June 12, 2018

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      June 12, 2018

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      June 11, 2018

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      June 5, 2018

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      May 25, 2018

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      May 24, 2018