We had an amazing Community Service Day sponsored by Fundación Telefónica on October 21st and wanted to share some pictures with all of you. We transformed our biggest classroom to our new library and now children have a safe and child friendly space to learn to love reading. We constructed the library, painted the walls, and many other interventions. Around 70 people volunteered that friday and was an amazing experience for all of us. They´re actually really happy about it and spend almost all of their time hanging in their new library, looking for interesting books and getting to know a new world.
Argerie is a community leader living in Bajo de los Anonos, the community that Lifting Hands impacts directly. She´s the mother of 3 kids, two students and a little baby. She and her children come to Lifting Hands almost everyday. Her two daughters come to Lifting Hands everyday and receive english classes, dancing classes, cooking classes and more. Since they started as students in Lifting Hands, their school grades got better and now Argerie receives american people at her house as a community leader with selfsteem and dreams of getting her family out of the poverty cycle. They are a testimony of what love can do in a life and how God can give us hope when we need it.
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