Another Day in the Jungle


Dec
22
2014
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Humility, Kindness and the Help of Others; A Nurse’s Experience at Ix-canaan

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Patricia teaches a medical technique to translator Jose (left) and clinic worker Marvin.

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Nov
09
2014
1

Scholarship Student Zulema Caal Leads Class

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Ix-canaan Scholarship student Zulema Caal graduated First in the promotion of Bachelor of Arts and Sciences at the INED Academy and received the honor of carrying the flag for the graduation procession and march.

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Written by ixcanaan in: Scholarship Students |
Nov
01
2014
1

Scholarship Student Darling Graduates

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This year we have had more graduating Ix-canaan Scholarship students than ever before! Last night, Darling Patricia Mejia graduated with honours from Grade 9 in the NUFED School here in the village. Next year, she plans to continue as an Ix-canaan Scholar and will go on to Grade 10 in INED Academy in the next village.

Congratulations, Darling!!

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Written by ixcanaan in: Scholarship Students |
Aug
27
2014
0

GALA FOR GUATEMALA

A FUNDRAISER FOR PROJECT IX-CANAAN!

To take place at

Wild Rose Brewery

in the Currie Barracks

2, 4580 Quesnay Wood Drive SW, CALGARY, ALBERTA, T3E 7J3

September 12th, 2014 at 7 p.m.

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100 % of donations go to Project Ix-canaan to cover monthly maintenance costs and to run programs of

HEALTH, EDUCATION AND OPPORTUNITY

for the people of the rainforest.

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*COVER CHARGE:

CASH DONATIONS gratefully accepted at the door, tax receipts provided if over $15.
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Come join us for a FUN night out and DONATE to a worthy cause!

FUNDRAISING GOAL: $48,000.

*100% OF DONATIONS GO TO HELP THE POVERTY STRICKEN PEOPLE OF NORTHERN GUATEMALA!*

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IF YOU ARE ATTENDING, PLEASE EMAIL:

aedge7777@gmail.com with name/email address of yourself and guests – we have LIMITED SPACE for this event so get on the list now!

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Appetizers served at 7:00 pm
Hot buffet served at 8:00 pm!

CASH BAR –  100% of Ramon Beer***** sales and

50% of all other beverage sales go to help the people of Guatemala (full bar available)

******Wild Rose has brewed a special batch of RAMON STOUT BEER just for our event, made from the seeds of the ramon tree which grows in Guatemala! Not for sale in their restaurant or any liquor stores at this time. This is NOT like any other beverage you have EVER tasted – tastes like coffee liqueur with a hint of chocolate – and is HIGHLY addictive! Don’t like beer? This isn’t beer…it’s a WHOLE ‘nother beverage!*****

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Silent auction with AMAZING items to bid on (more details to follow!!!)

Live entertainment/dancing

50/50 and other raffles

Personal presentation by Anne Lossing, the founder of Project Ix-canaan from Guatemala

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With your donations, we will empower the people of Guatemala by offering programs for:

*HEALTH – EDUCATION – OPPORTUNITY*

Your donation can help SAVE LIVES…

DIABETES is common. 1/3 of the village of El Remate cannot access drinkable water and coca cola is cheaper than bottled water. Many children, who have been raised on soda pop, experience SEVERE health problems from being “sugar babies” (incl. mental problems).

The rate of ASTHMA is extremely high. Mothers hold their little ones close to wood burning stoves as they cook dinner, and children inhale major toxic pollutants, leading to terrible respiratory problems. You can help our medical clinic provide FREE MEDICINE to families in need.

If you are unable to attend and would like to donate in lieu of, PayPal donations are available.

Donations to our silent auction are GREATLY appreciated. For further information, Please contact:

aedge7777@gmail.com

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Written by ixcanaan in: Uncategorized |
Jul
27
2014
2

Fun in the Library

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Every afternoon there is something different for the kids to do at the Ix-canaan After School Program. Volunteers Margo and Ceclila make the classes fun and interesting for everybody!

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