Jubilados

  • November 29, 2011
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My husband, Bruce, and I are retirees from Gorham, Maine.  Here in Guatemala we are known as jubilados.  Because of its similarity to the English word jubilant, I love this word used to describe retirees. When we decided to volunteer at Safe Passage for 6 weeks, we knew that

A Glimpse into the Reunión Mensual

  • November 2, 2011
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Once month, the children of Safe Passage have a day off and their parents come to the project instead. This is called the reunión mensual (monthly meeting). Most parents come to Safe Passage while their child is at school, and they speak with their family's social worker, listen to