The Paraguay Chronicles: A Week in Areguá!

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By Dayeon C., as told to our blogger, Celeste:

These past few weeks in Paraguay have been all about settling in, bonding with my co-workers, and driving out to Areguá for two Good Neighbors events.

Let me just start by saying that my co-workers have been so great—they’ve been so kind about giving me tons of tips on how to get around, what to do in my free time, what’s hip in the area and what’s…

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Our Meet the Runners series continues this week and we’re introducing you to the lovely Katrin! Katrin is a fifth grade teacher in Tampa, Florida but she grew up living in Virginia, Kansas, and Indiana. She attended Ball State University and double majored in Elementary Education and Spanish, and earned her Masters’ degree from Nova Southeastern University. She’s flying all the way out to run the LA Marathon with us and we’re thrilled to have her on our team—and so glad she had time to answer our top 5 questions…Read more.
February 27, 2014

Our Meet the Runners series continues this week and we’re introducing you to the lovely Katrin! Katrin is a fifth grade teacher in Tampa, Florida but she grew up living in Virginia, Kansas, and Indiana. She attended Ball State University and double majored in Elementary Education and Spanish, and earned her Masters’ degree from Nova Southeastern University. She’s flying all the way out to run the LA Marathon with us and we’re thrilled to have her on our team—and so glad she had time to answer our top 5 questions…Read more.



Thanks to our generous donors, villages in Malawi have new water wells that pump clean, fresh water. Learn more about our Water For Life project.
February 21, 2014
Thanks to our generous donors, villages in Malawi have new water wells that pump clean, fresh water. Learn more about our Water For Life project.

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Meet another one of our amazing LA Marathon team members: Anu Patel! Anu grew up in a small city in India and moved to LA 10 years ago, where she’s worked in sales and as a financial planner since then. She’s a bundle of energy who loves to laugh, enjoys life to the fullest, and is always up for doing something outdoors!  We got to ask her our 5 top questions…View On WordPress

Sibling love: the Capul Sian family in Loma Blanca, Guatemala. How many siblings do you have?
February 19, 2014

Sibling love: the Capul Sian family in Loma Blanca, Guatemala. How many siblings do you have?

Kids of Oranger, Haiti. Our efforts will be focused on making sure every child in this village goes to school.
February 12, 2014

Kids of Oranger, Haiti. Our efforts will be focused on making sure every child in this village goes to school.

February 10, 2014

We love these Van Nuys High School students for making awesome posters to cheer on our Good Neighbors LA Marathon team! Read more about our wonderful student volunteers here.

Introducing our NEW BLOG + A GIVEAWAY! Come check it out here. 
February 4, 2014

Introducing our NEW BLOG + A GIVEAWAY! Come check it out here

doctorswithoutborders:

Photo by Juan Carlos Tomasi
“Our teams have witnessed the consequences of extreme violence, including bullet wounds, maiming from attacks, and lynchings, which are daily realities in Bangui.” Read an update of MSF’s activities in Central African Republic:http://bit.ly/1ebCM36
January 31, 2014 doctorswithoutborders

doctorswithoutborders:

Photo by Juan Carlos Tomasi

“Our teams have witnessed the consequences of extreme violence, including bullet wounds, maiming from attacks, and lynchings, which are daily realities in Bangui.” Read an update of MSF’s activities in Central African Republic:http://bit.ly/1ebCM36

Fresh picked radishes! Kids in our Acatenango, Guatemala community learned how to farm healthy vegetables and make their own salads for lunch! Next up will be growing carrots, cilantro, and onions. #DoGoodToday
January 29, 2014

Fresh picked radishes! Kids in our Acatenango, Guatemala community learned how to farm healthy vegetables and make their own salads for lunch! Next up will be growing carrots, cilantro, and onions. #DoGoodToday

When clean water flows in Chad, Africa.
Learn more about our Water For Life project here.
January 28, 2014

When clean water flows in Chad, Africa.

Learn more about our Water For Life project here.

What’s the most memorable thing a teacher has taught you?
January 27, 2014

What’s the most memorable thing a teacher has taught you?

Passing out kids’ hygiene kits with toothbrushes, toothpaste, soap, and shampoo in the community of Acatenango, Guatemala. 
January 17, 2014

Passing out kids’ hygiene kits with toothbrushes, toothpaste, soap, and shampoo in the community of Acatenango, Guatemala. 

So how’s your LA Marathon training going? Ours is…comin’ along. ;) 
Join us & run for a great cause! 
January 16, 2014

So how’s your LA Marathon training going? Ours is…comin’ along. ;) 

Join us & run for a great cause