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

tzununa children guatemalaTzununa village children



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


Tzununa school

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!