Global Economies, Local Impacts

By: Jackson Kiland Since being in Guatemala, I have noticed that the authentic Guatemalan culture has been pushed out by the growth and expansion of tourism. Much like an invasive species, foreign countries seem to invade Guatemala. They destroy and strangle its real identity, leaving nothing but a twisted foreign perspective. Cities like San Pedro … Continue reading Global Economies, Local Impacts


In the midst of a truly unprecedented trip, with the many impacts of the global pandemic surrounding us, a few things are holding this group and this adventure together. Foremost, of course, is the group of students and adults - we are familiar to each other, experienced learners, skills educators, qualified health professionals, and close … Continue reading LAGO ATITLAN – OUR GUATEMALAN BASE