Friendships: Neighbors in the Journey
Over the years, we have asked a lot of questions, listened to many stories, and made many friends in Guatemala. You've now met Candelaria and Gregorio, Francisco and Carina, Massimo, and many others. Those of us from Canada have met through friends, business contacts, and family, and found ourselves coming back again and again.
Since we call ourselves "Guatemala Conexions", you might understand why we value the intangible "conexions" as much as any project.
Hallmark Retirement Communities in Abbotsford, Canada has been the foundation of Guatemala Conexions, and the knitting club at Hallmark continues to churn out handmade blankets for the people we love in Guatemala. You can watch the journey of one such blanket below, from Jean in Canada to Lorenza in Guatemala: