As of June the progress continues on the Tecnico Maya School. Below you will see some pictures of the latrine, the retaining wall and the walls of three classrooms.
Exciting new opportunities have come to Long Way Home. As a direct result of the news coverage recieved from the national newspaper, La Prinsa, a government agency of engineers came to view our use of recycled tires in building retaining walls. They have now contracted with LWH to hire our construction crew to build two badly needed retaining walls in two other Guatemalan locations.
LWH is proud to offer the services of our crew who will be paid a little more than the wage we offer them for these jobs. This is very good for our local economy and is a sign of a mainstream acceptance of our building practices.
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