We have come to the end of what is considered Casa Shalom's "busy season" for hosting teams from the U.S.A. The busy season lasts from March - August, and this season, we hosted teams from Minnesota, Florida, Tennessee, Washington state, New York, and Virginia! They have painted, built retaining walls, done electrical work, built a chicken farm, replaced roofs, and so much more than we can list here. We'd like to thank all those who have worked so hard and have made such a lasting impression on us and on the children. These teams have developed relationships with Casa Shalom's kids that will last far beyond their stay at the orphanage. We are in the process of putting together a team schedule for the coming year. Please consider bringing a team (or your family!) to Casa Shalom - all kinds of jobs and activities are available and we are always in need of someone to swing a hammer or wield a paintbrush. If that is not your type of work, ministry teams and medical teams are always also welcome! For more info about visiting Casa Shalom, please contact us at TheHansonsinGuatemala@gmail.com
Photo: A recent team from Trumansburg, NY, in front of the retaining wall they built, that will help keep erosion at bay during the rainy season.