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En inglés Varias comunidades de Iglesias Hermanas participaron en la Caminata de Solidaridad este año. Organizaron caminatas y estaciones para reflexionar, recaudaron fondos para la organización y coordinaron otras actividades con mucho compromiso y creatividad. El tema de las caminatas … Continue reading
In English Dina Velásquez, miembro de UPAVIM, comparte sus experiencias durante la delegación que visitó al hermanamiento de Downers Grove United Methodist Church en octubre de 2013. ¿Cuáles fueron las actividades más impactantes en Downers Grove? Para mí, lo que … Continue reading
En español Interview with Dina Velásquez about her participation in a South to North delegation from October 3-11, 2013. Dina and four other women from UPAVIM in Guatemala City visited their sister community at First United Methodist Church in Downers … Continue reading
[By Aldina and Conchita, members of UPAVIM, Guatemala] In 1980, a man named Richard Fenske arrived with his wife to our community, La Esperanza, with intentions of studying Spanish, but after being in the community they realized that there was a great lack in health services. Mr. Fenske at that time was working on bringing groups to Guatemala through Sister Parish, but had not brought one yet. At that time I was attending the health workshops of his wife, Barbara, with other women from the community. The workshops taught us how to properly care for our children and included other health topics. Continue reading