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Finding our 'Why' in Guatemala's Highlands

The Volunteer Factor Lifting Communities A tattoo artist, four seasoned dental professionals, two nurses, four fresh dental school grads, two students, a young mother, a CEO, ... The Volunteer Factor Lifting Communities A tattoo artist, four seasoned dental professionals, two nu...

Blog, In The Field, Travel Stories

Be humble. Be teachable. Always keep learning.

We learn much from those who continue to smile in the face of adversity; from those who open their hearts to, and trust in, the kindness of strangers; from those whose gratitu... We learn much from those who continue to smile in the face of adversity; from those who open their h...

Blog, Travel Stories

Moms Supporting Moms

By: Chris Newton Director of CFC’s partner organization in South Africa – Edzimkulu In Ndawana, a community of less than 4000 people,  225 children had been orphaned in ... By: Chris Newton Director of CFC’s partner organization in South Africa – Edzimkulu In Ndawana...

In The Field

Oasis and TLC Provide Dental Care in Guatemala

By: Heather Benedet, Brigade Participant Change for Children’s Dental Brigade to Comitancillo, Guatemala was a whirlwind adventure. Between TLC Family Dental and Oasis Family ... By: Heather Benedet, Brigade Participant Change for Children’s Dental Brigade to Comitancillo, Guate...

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

Ties that Bind in the Bosawas

It was with great excitement and eagerness that I returned to the gorgeous rainforest region of Nicaragua alongside the traveling companions I visited the region with back in ... It was with great excitement and eagerness that I returned to the gorgeous rainforest region of Nica...

Blog, In The Field, Travel Stories

When Helen Grows up

When Helen grows up, she wants to be a teacher. Before the Bolivia breakfast program was initiated in Helen’s school in Charcos II, 40 students attended classes regularl... When Helen grows up, she wants to be a teacher. Before the Bolivia breakfast program was initiated i...

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