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Kelly visits with Open Windows and Vamos Adelante in Guatemala

Kelly is on her way to Guatemala today to meet with several organizations before her group of IU and Franklin College students join her tomorrow to begin their TVE adventure! She is meeting with Laura from the Open Windows Foundation, a non-profit organization focusing on youth education and programming in San Miguel Duenas.  The center serves over 1,600 members of the Duenas community.  The TVE group will be helping Open Windows with their numerous projects while in Guatemala.

Young students have over 7,000 books to choose from in Open Windows library.

 

She will also meet with Nina from Vamos Adelante, a project which provides education, health and nutrition services to the poor in more than 24 villages in the region of Esquintla.  This is the only agency of its kind operating in this remote area.  TVE will also help Vamos Adelante with their different projects.

The Vamos Adalenate team with Nina

 

Kelly will be discussing new sustainable development projects, as well as lookng for new fair trade projects to start.