CONGRATULATIONS to all the Challengers on our first six Charity Challenges of 2011, biking from Guatemala to Honduras, the inaugural Nicaragua Volcano Challenge, Brazil's Chapada Diamantina Challenge , Guatemala's first Caribbean Kayak Challenge, Perú´s Cerani Pass and Ecuador's Volcano Challenge. Nicaragua's second volcano Challenge is set for 3rd-6th November and the third Guatemala Volcano Challenge dates are set for 27th November -2nd December.

Click on the following for our most recent official project reports for Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Ecuador, Perú and Brazil.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

New project starts in Chiguata, Perú

We have started a new project in the community of Villa Santa Rosa de Chiguata and it has surpassed our expectations in terms of participation and popularity; we currently teach 60 children from K-6th grade and 6 secondary students.

The work has been challenging though rewarding with the area itself located at the foot of the Misti volcano, almost 3000m up, providing breathtaking views of Arequipa and home to the indigenous culture and the inhabitants' first language is Quechua.

The area is very impoverished and receives very little assistance from the government. Being far from the city center, it is mainly forgotten and disenfranchised from the rest of the population.


How does GVI Phoenix make a difference?

The following film was made in Guatemala, though the message is the same across all GVI Phoenix projects