We’re working with the Guatemala Housing Alliance (GHA) on their mission to build safe, secure, sustainable homes and provide schooling for hardworking families living in severe poverty in the Guatemalan Highlands. One of GHA’s most empowering programs teaches women in the villages how to bead beautiful bracelets. This allows the women to work from home while continuing to care for […]
Mexicali Blues is spending the month of February concentrating on restoring our sense of community through acts of compassion, and we want you to come along—all the way to Guatemala. Last week, we told you about the community-building power of our handmade beaded bracelets. By teaching women living along the shores of Lago de Atitlán […]
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Mexicali Blues is spending February concentrating on restoring our sense of community through acts of compassion and we want you to come along—all the way to Guatemala. Acts of compassion can build community. Nowhere is that more evident than in the remote highlands of Guatemala. The scenery is stunning but life in these villages is […]
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We’ve had sub-zero temperatures and so much snow here in Maine lately. Isn’t it awesome to be able to stay cozy at home while winter does its worst? We want everyone to have affordable shelter from the elements, and that’s why Mexicali Blues is still sending 100% of the proceeds of our Guatemalan beaded bracelets to […]
This holiday season, we’re sending a friendly wave to our good friends in Guatemala! All proceeds from our Beaded Guatemalan Bracelets will go to build sustainable homes in the remote Guatemalan highlands. In the Guatemalan highlands, millions of families live through the driving rains of June through November in homes made from cornstalks, cane, and […]
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