A group from our church headed out this past Saturday to help at two different Habitat For Humanity build sites in the Antigua area. One in San Mateo Milpas Altas and the other in Jocotenango. Guatemala is number two worldwide in the number of completed projects, at over 50,000. It was great to finally take some time to serve and I hope to get to help on more projects before our time is finished here.
We loaded up at the church in a school bus. 🙂
The youth from the church ended up working the site in San Mateo and the rest of us went to the site in Jocotenango. We did lots of digging and moving of dirt and helped with the rebar construction, what they call “ribs” here in Guatemala.
Now that we’ve seen this site in the earliest stages, we are hoping to be able to return to help at a later date as the construction progresses as everyone agreed that they want to see the final project. The weather cooperated and the rain held off, so it was a great day.