Post Tagged with: "guatemala"

Juega Conmigo

The ability to communicate to an institutional audience while maintaining a creative edge is a skill I’ve worked to hone over the years. Thus, many of my assignments involve documenting grants commissioning clients have received from government institutions or charitable foundations as a visual presentation of the progress achieved. This award from the Lego Foundation was, quite literally, a lot more fun than usual to chronicle. The Juega Conmigo (Come Play with Me), program implements child health, nutrition, early stimulation and protection programs for young children in Guatemala’s highlands, with a volunteer Guide Mother as the main entry point into the community. “The program strengthens the ability of parents to support their child’s development through of fun and games, taking play as the basis for the development of children’s abilities,” says ChildFund Guatemala Early Childhood Education Officer, Cristine Ajpacaja. “We work with children aged 0 to 4, seeking to change[…]

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Power and Light

After an extended, COVID-induced hiatus, I’m back to field-based assignment work again. My first time out in 11 months was a brief journey to Guatemala in January, covering rural solar electrification and clean water projects for the Appropriate Technology Collaborative and their local partner, Mayan Power and Light. Drone in tow, I took a couple days to explore the beauty of el Lago de Atitlán and Antigua, just before the volcanoes got angry. Copyright Jake Lyell Photograhy, LLC, 2021. All rights reserved.

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