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.

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

The Beginnings of a New Phoenix Plan... Plan Café in Honduras

After numerous meetings with the communities of San Rafael and Barbasco everyone is in agreement that is it a good idea and Plan Café has been given the green light to begin! Both communities have given a total of 2.5 hectares of land to the project and now GVI Phoenix will buy roughly 12,000 small coffee plants that will be planted on the land. The coffee will then be cut and sold, and the profit will go towards the secondary school to help pay teachers salaries. All of this will help create a sustainable income for the school.

So now that the land has been given, the next step is to clean it, terrace it, put a fence around it, and plant the coffee plants. All which needs to be finished by June. It will be a lot of work but with the collaboration of the secondary school students, their parents, and GVI Phoenix volunteers and staff we have no doubt that it will be successful!


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