• Awaiting the sunrise  on the trek from Xela to Atitlan.
    Marathon in the Mountains
    July 23, 2012, No comments

    Recently in Quetzaltrekkers, a trekking organization puts all it money it raises towards supporting EDELAC and changemakers where ever I am at, to tell the world about them as well. [...]

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    Why We Hike
    July 16, 2012, No comments

    This short documentary centers around a volunteer guide at Quetzaltrekkers, a trekking organization in Quetzaltenango (Xela), Guatemala, that puts all of its profits towards Escuela de la Calle and El [...]

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    Digitizing Good
    February 4, 2012, 1 Comment

    Right now I’m on the ground in IT consultants. Jeremy Hockenstein, one of the founders, became the main force in starting the organization after meeting locals on a vacation to [...]

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    Plainly Good Bicycles
    October 21, 2011, No comments

    Bicycling is, for so many reasons, my favorite mode of transportation. To make a bicycle takes less resources than it does to make a car, to use a bicycle takes [...]

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    Seeding Farms in Big Cities
    August 22, 2011, 1 Comment

    Nile for the great wheat fields that once crowded the valley, the same fields that I knew once In the barrios around the world, garden after garden is springing up [...]

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    A Changemaker With Real Soul
    August 11, 2011, 1 Comment

    village, supported by changemakers from Building New Hope provides volunteers to a class for blind children. We witnessed five quiet, hesitant, blind children slowly become happy and cheerful, then rise [...]

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    Food For Life
    July 19, 2011, Comments Off

      On your last trip to the grocery store you may have noticed a new name in the nutrition bar section, or a new logo on your way through the [...]

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    Striding Through the Sea(weed) of Change
    June 27, 2011, No comments

    The Gasa sa Guso Group of Panganan Island, or 3GPI, is working on. “3GPI is a non-stock, nonprofit volunteer group composed of Filipino youth and advocates for the country’s development [...]