This trip to Comitancillo in the western highlands of Guatemala, where Change for Children has been working for over twenty years, will bring dental services to indigenous populations facing high rates of extreme poverty, malnutrition, illiteracy and marginalization by the Guatemalan government.
This trip will include 4 clinic days in the villages surrounding Comitancillo. Participants will hike and camp out on Santa Maria volcano, experiencing sunset and sunrise from the summit, on the way to Comitancillo. The return trip will provide time in historic Antigua before returning home.
Included: Accommodation, ground transportation, breakfast, lunch, and dinner on clinic days, guided volcano trek
March 8: Travel to Guatemala City.
March 9: Travel to Quetzaltenango
March 10: Hike up Santa Maria Volcano and camp overnight
March 11: Hike down after sunrise and transfer to Comitancillo
March 12: Clinic Day one
March 13: Clinic Day two
March 14: Clinic Day three
March 15: Clinic Day four.
March 16: Transfer to Antigua.
March 17: Flights back to Canada
To learn more and to sign up to be part of the 2019 team, please contact Nicole:
firstname.lastname@example.org or 780-448-1505.
Deadline to sign up is October 31, 2018