FAQ’S at Loving Arms
Yes, if you have an interest in going to Guatemala to help the families there in some capacity, we welcome your application.
There are many different activities that include: working with children in the school, medical clinics, building a home, renovations or painting at the School of Hope, provide a workshop for the teachers in the school, help at food distribution, organization at the center, playing games with the children, teaching the women a craft, … the activities are endless. Each team determines the interests and abilities of the people going on the trip to decide what activities are completed.
The price of your trip depends on how long you stay, the price of the airline tickets, food costs.
Yes, there is a “Free day” every week. The team determines what type of activities they would like to do on that day. There are walking tours, volcano walk, shopping in the market, tour a coffee bean plantation, learn how to make chocolate. The costs are covered by the participant and vary according to the activity chosen.
No, it is helpful if you know a few words. We do give everyone that would like, a few ideas of common words and short sentences.