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Weaving Bonds in Guatemala

Colour is Food for the Spirit As Change for Children supporters, volunteers, brigade members, donors, and advocates grow in number, we are proud of the web we have woven and a... Colour is Food for the Spirit As Change for Children supporters, volunteers, brigade members, donors...

In The Field

Encouraging Women to Be Brave

When the Change for Children dental brigade team sets out on Friday for the Comitancillo region of Guatemala, they will be bringing more than dental care. One volunteer, Joyce... When the Change for Children dental brigade team sets out on Friday for the Comitancillo region of G...

In Canada, Travel Stories

Alida Takes Control

Determined to improve the health and nutrition of her family, nine months ago Alida began to work a tiny plot of uncultivated pastureland with a vision of creating a family ga... Determined to improve the health and nutrition of her family, nine months ago Alida began to work a ...

In The Field

Maternal and Child Health

Guatemala has the third highest rate of chronic malnutrition in the world, and is the only country in Latin America ranked “serious” on the Global Hunger Index. Be... Guatemala has the third highest rate of chronic malnutrition in the world, and is the only country i...

In The Field

World Food Day 2015

Farmers Feed the World Ceremonies around the world today are building a movement to end hunger! The UN Global expo in Milan is calling for social protection and fairer food sy... Farmers Feed the World Ceremonies around the world today are building a movement to end hunger! The ...

In The Field

What a Smile Sounds Like

It is said that 90% of communication is nonverbal. Nevertheless, with a when in Rome attitude, I ask our local translator the Mam word for Good Morning. There isn’t one,... It is said that 90% of communication is nonverbal. Nevertheless, with a when in Rome attitude, I ask...

Blog, In The Field, Travel Stories

No Cavity Club. Now Recruiting Members

And despite arriving to infants on the backs of mothers, brothers and sisters boasting baby bottles filled with a brown liquid with a troubling resemblance to Coca-Cola (or co... And despite arriving to infants on the backs of mothers, brothers and sisters boasting baby bottles ...

Blog, In The Field, Travel Stories

Promoting Local Food Sovereignty in Guatemala

Guatemala is a country rich in fertile agricultural land. Incredibly, it is also a country in which the United Nations estimates that roughly 50% of children are chronically m... Guatemala is a country rich in fertile agricultural land. Incredibly, it is also a country in which ...

In The Field