A woman hard at work in a public laundry, called a pila — a common sight in Guatemala. What strikes you about this photo? What do you think it says about everyday life in Guatemala and elsewhere in Latin America?
In El Yalu, Guatemala, Los Olivos Church is building wood-efficient stoves to cut down on smoke, save trees and, most of all, show the people in a concrete way that God loves them. Read the article “Cutting Through the Haze in Rural Guatemala” to find out more about the stoves Los Olivos is building in [...]
Los Olivos builds wood stoves to improve health, share God's love In the mountain farming town of El Yalu, Guatemala, wood smoke lingers everywhere. Used by everyone here for cooking and heating, it’s a way of life. It’s also a way to die. Lower respiratory infections (pneumonia and bronchitis among them) are the leading cause [...]
Los Olivos Church uses playground to reach community Watching kids whirl around a tire swing at the new playground in Sumpango Sacatepequez, Guatemala, you’d think they had done this a thousand times. Truth is, the brightly colored slides and tubes make up the first playground of its kind in this agricultural town of 35,000 people. [...]