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Full Bellies, Full Hearts

Starfish English teacher Conner Pullen has been showing his U.S. family around Lake Atitlán for the past few days, and introducing them to the Starfish program. Mentor Paola Petzey and I joined Conner and his folks yesterday on an adventure up to Panimatzalam village, the home of Starfish girl Pascuala Chicoj Cuy.    Pascuala lives with her…

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Saturdays with Patsy and Picasso

  For the last two and a half months, longtime Starfish supporter Patsy Schmitz has been offering weekend art classes at our Starfish offices. The kind of Fine Arts education that helps to develop creative problem solving skills, visual language, and cultural awareness has historically been an inaccessible luxury for most of our Girl Pioneers, so we…

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Volcanothon 2015

  The 3rd annual Volcanothon kicked off with a scavenger hunt to get our visitors’ blood flowing after a long ride to Panajachel. First, the ten Starfish girls chosen to participate met our six visitors outside of their hotel for introductions and backpack distribution (Eddie Bauer has generously donated brand-new backpacks to the Volcanothon for…

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Spotlight on Lily & Mirna Morales

  Lily Morales has never lived in the same home as her father. He left her still-pregnant mother for another woman 15 years ago. Instead, Lily resides high up in the Las Canoas hills with her mom, grandma, uncle, two aunts, and little cousin. Lily only sees her dad when he visits Las Canoas, which…

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