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, May 18, 2011

Friday Art Day in Nicaragua

Last Friday it was art mania in our projects in Chiriza and La Thompson. The preschool groups traced their hands and then colored them. The first graders made sombreros out of paper and decorated them and the second grade groups made volcanoes and volunteers and staff made them erupt.

In Chiriza, the third, fourth, fifth and sixth graders made individual flags that represented each student. These flags will adorn the inside of our new classroom and help make our new building feel more and more like a school! Friday art gives the students an opportunity to tap into a different type of intelligence and is something the kids lack at times in the public school setting.

The creativity and commitment from our current group of volunteers continues and we thank all of the wonderful people working in our projects!


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