Doña Catalina’s Children

In January 2016 we traveled to Bisan, a small village outside of Nebaj in the Guatemalan highlands. As members of the Guatemala Solidarity Project delegation, Laurie Levinger and Matthew Zimmerman met with local leaders to learn more about their community.

We had the opportunity to talk with several women leaders and this is how we met Doña Catalina (pictured at right):

Dona Catalina

We were inspired by Doña Catalina’s resilience and generosity in the face of overwhelming tragedy. We are starting a fund to help pay for food, clothes and school fees for the 6 children now in her care.

Here is her story: Continue reading