Kenyon Belize and Guatemala Service Project 2014

Computer Literacy, Safe Cooking Stoves, and Water Purification

Belize and Guatemala, January 2-10, 2014

This page provides information about the Kenyon Service Project Sponcored by Harcourt Parish Church, Gambier, Ohio, 2014.

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Packing

Flight

Name Start end Phone
Alsattari, Qossay Columbus Columbus 740-485-1685
Lord, Toma Columbus Columbus (740) 358-3222
Redfern, Eli Columbus Columbus  
Roll, James Houston Columbus  
Simonton, Jane Columbus Columbus  
Svoboda-Barber, Shawn Houston Columbus 740-485-2865
United Airlines
Date Flight Depart Arrive
1/2 UA5873 Columbus
6:06 AM
Houston
8:20 AM
1/2 UA1408 Houston
10:30 AM
Belize
1:00 PM
1/11 UA1478 Belize
12:15 PM
Houston
2:48 PM
1/11
UA3476
Houston
5:30 PM
Columbus
9:06 PM

MoreInfo

Blog

Student actively will collaborate on a collective blog describing their experience

Links

  1. SewHope - Organization from Toledo working in Guatemala
  2. Living to Serve - Organization we will be partnering with in Guatemala

Calendar


January 2014
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
      01 02
Kenyon and MVNU J-Term Class Travel to Belize
03
Visit Belize Zoo
04
Mountain Pine Ridge
05
Church in Succotz, To Guatemala
06
Guatemala, Work in Schools and homes
07
Guatemala, Work in Schools and homes
08
Guatemala, Work in Schools and homes
09
Tikal Myan Ruins, Return to Belize PM
10
Arinal School Visit
11
Flight out for Kenyon Group
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31  


  • 2 Jan 2014 - Kenyon and MVNU J-Term Class Travel to Belize
  • 3 Jan 2014 - Visit Belize Zoo
  • 4 Jan 2014 - Mountain Pine Ridge
  • 5 Jan 2014 - Church in Succotz, To Guatemala
  • 6 Jan 2014 - Guatemala, Work in Schools and homes
  • 7 Jan 2014 - Guatemala, Work in Schools and homes
  • 8 Jan 2014 - Guatemala, Work in Schools and homes
  • 9 Jan 2014 - Tikal Myan Ruins, Return to Belize PM
  • 10 Jan 2014 - Arinal School Visit
  • 11 Jan 2014 - Flight out for Kenyon Group

Required Preparation Meetings

These are required meets for all.

Mandatory meeting 11:00-12:00 Thursday, Oct 3rd during common hour for everyone interested/planning on trip.
Dates
  • Depart: January 2, 2014
  • Return: January 11, 2014

Accommodations

Important Contacts

U.S. Embassy Belize

4 Floral Park Road
Belmopan, Belize
Telephone: (501) 822-4011
Fax: (501) 822-4012

Belize Emergency Services Number: 911
U.S. Embassy Guatemala

Embajada de los Estados Unidos de América
Avenida Reforma 7-01, Zona 10
Guatemala Ciudad, Guatemala
(502) 2326-4000

Gautemala Emergency Services Number: 911

Projects:

  1. COMPUTER LABS IN SCHOOLS - Creaton of internet connected computer labs in schools. Working with students, teachers, administrators, and community people in workshops on how to use computers and the internet.
  2. STOVE INSTALLATION with the families. Prevent lung illness, infections and illness of the eyes, skin problems, burns, premature births, and cervical cancer. The stoves promote efficient use of wood that will greatly reduce the task of transporting wood, preserve our natural resources, and benefit the environment.
  3. WATER FILTERS INSTALLATION, Which is going to support the families to prevent stomach illness, like: diarrhea, parasites, and malnutrition.
  4. (hand washers) TIPPY TAP: which is going to support the families to prevents stomach illness and diarrhea; promotes cooking and eating hygiene; and facilitates the practice of brushing teeth. tippytap.org
Tippy Tap:
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Water Filtration:
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Activities

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Enrollment and Proposed Costs

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Mailing list

Links

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Topic revision: r14 - 2014-09-08 - JimSkon
 
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