Guat’s up? Building a Library, Friendship, & Community

MLWGS guatemala

Today’s post is brought to you by my son and his Relevance Rising seminar classmates.

For the past year they’ve been raising money and awareness towards their international service project Biblioteca Comunitaria Tzununa in Guatemala.

And last month they traveled there to lend a hand.


guatemala volcano

Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

Fruits of labor

Santa Catarina

Panajachel Guatemala

Panajachel Nature Reserve

tzununa lake atitlan dock

Boat ride from Panajachel to Tzununa

Lake Atitlan

tzununa guatemala journey

The path to Tzununa

clearing tzununa library site

Clearing rocks and weeds for the site of the future Tzununa library.

guatemala library site

These last two pictures were captured by the children–they loved playing with my son’s camera. 🙂

relevance rising MLWGS

If you’d like to read some more words from the students, check out their Tumblr page HERE.

What’s inspiring you this week?

Happy Monday!