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, September 15, 2010

Literacy and numeracy help in the Orphanage in Honduras

Big thank you to Sophie and now Shannyn on our Childcare and Orphanage Program for all the hard work they have put into helping at Angelitos Felices (the orphanage we work at here in Copan Ruinas). As well as giving fruit, we are providing sheets and activities for the children attending School to practice their studies, and when they have done that, they are free to join the little ones, colouring and playing outside (the colouring is very popular ).

The only problem now is that the kids enjoy working with the volunteers so much, especially the attention, help and praise they recieve, that after finishing their work, instead of going to play, they want to do more.

They have a lot of energy, and it can be challenge to try and give your time and attention to all the kids, but to work with them is a real joy, and nothing can replace that feeling, walking away from the Orphange, when you just can't wait to go back.


Shannyn Carty said...

These kids are incredible. Without a doubt these afternoons are my favourite parts of the week.

Shannyn Carty said...

These kids are incredible. Such a privilege to be part of their lives each week and to see their big smiles every time we arrive. Without a doubt my favourite afternoons of the week.

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