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, October 7, 2011

The integral part local Ecuadoreans play on the Phoenix projects

On the ground here in Ecuador, GVI Phoenix employ 29 people on the ground - from our 7 attentive homestay mums, Jaime our longstanding yellow mini bus driver (and occasional salsa dancer), Fernando and the crew at Segunda Lengua (the local spanish school), Don Raul, one of the dads from our Muenala community & expert in guinea pig housebuilding - see photo below!), Veronica and the family on stall 50 who sell us chicken & fresh veg for the kids at school to Bérénice and Joffrey at Villa Nancy in Quito who make sure we are met at the airport and get a decent first nights sleep and Darwin in Mindo, where we go to relax at the weekend and zip-line through the cloud forest! A team that make all we do in our 3 communities here possible. Que buenaso - muchas gracias!!


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