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How was Guatemala, part 5: Computer lab

How was Guatemala, part 5: Computer lab

This was a trip for celebration! Thanks to the donations of many people, we were able to make wishes come true and dreams a reality. There was no shortage of kids volunteering to go shopping with us to carry bags of books or shelves or to put together chairs and tables for the computer lab. When we asked Pastor Erika how many computers they needed for a whole class to be taught at once, there was stunned silence and then tears of gratitude at a gift so rich. This for refurbished 2006 computers running Windows XP. The experience left us realizing that gratitude for even the smallest of gifts and acts of love should be more a part of our lives. John had the privilege of working with the kids for 2 weeks helping them prepare for standardized testing administered by our accreditation agency, Hebron School. He mostly taught math and physics, in Spanish of course, but he also helped the kids learn how to put together puzzles and play memory games. Having had no previous experience with puzzles and games, they had to begin with learning how to sort by color and shape or remember to put pieces back where they were so they could test their skill at remembering where it had been. Fun for all!

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