Category Archives: Limitless Horizons Ixil

Rethinking Education in Guatemala

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Children will be motivated to learn because their hearts and heads are engaged in improving their daily lives  - Grace Lee Boggs The right education inspires healthy social change by empowering individuals to think and act for themselves. Education opens minds to the creative potential that sits inside every one of us. But what happens ...

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Snapshots from Guatemala

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Like a photo album of times preserved, our days are comprised of snapshots—or at least this is how our memory seems to capture meaningful experiences. We remember moments, and whether these moments hold sadness, joy, courage, or inspiration, they are uniquely special nonetheless. Our intention for traveling to this vibrant and resilient country, was for ...

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Itsy Bitsy Spider in Chajul

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Andrew Zechnich, an amazing photographer, recently traveled to Chajul in mid-March alongside two high school Spanish classes from Portland, Oregon visited Chajul to learn about the Ixil culture, Guatemalan history, and LHI’s programs. After having prepared months in advance with Joan Williams from Mundo Exchange, and coming armed with material donations, fourteen students and three ...

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Story Hour at Saber Sin Limites, Chajul

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In February of 2010, Philanthropiece partner, LHI, opened up Chajul's first public library.  Saber Sin Límites, (Limitless Knowledge) has proven to be a huge success and a great resource for the community of Chajul.  The photo above is from the very first Story Hour, held in July 2010.  Story Hour has proven to be a very ...

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Vocal Empowerment in Chajul

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On July 8, 2009, Beth Osnes did her interactive "Mothers Acting Up" workshop with mothers in Chajul, Guatemala. Chajul is a very rural, small town in the highlands, part of the Ixil Region where life seems hard and slow. When it rains in Chajul, the streets are fairy quite, as the local stay in their ...

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Partnering for Impact in Guatemala

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Philanthropiece, MAU, and CEES are headed to Guatemala on July 1st.  This trip pulls together so much of our work  - we will be visiting our partner, Limitless Horizons Ixil; Beth Osnes and the MAU interns will be doing empowerment workshops and social theater; and Sophia from CEES will be doing on the ground research on energy ...

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