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.

Friday, April 22, 2011

Semana Santa & Fanesca Feasts in Ecuador

In all three schools the mums, volunteers and children all got down to the busy task of preparing Fanesca, a typical dish here in Ecuador. Fanesca is only eaten over Semana Santa (Easter) and draws together the local community and family in its making.

Ingredients included: beans, chocos, frijoles, corn, pumpkin & gourd - of two different varieties -, carrots, onions, tomatoes, spring onions, and dried salt cod cooked in milk. To finish it of top with avocado, eggs, fried plantain, and ‘bolitos’ of flour fried up nice!



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