Posted Jun 08 in Trip Recaps by Laura Stump 2 Comments
The Guatemala City dump has made my short list of most beautiful places I’ve ever experienced.
Posted Jun 05 in Culture Guides by Laura Stump No Comments
What trip would be complete without a little local cuisine? Join Laura as she learns to make a traditional Guatemalan soup with some of the Potter’s House Treasures!
Posted Jun 04 in Photos by Laura Stump 2 Comments
From hair cutting to beading to entrepreneurship, the women at Potter’s House are learning! Check out some photos of what empowering the Guatemala City dump community looks like…
Posted Jun 01 in Articles by Laura Stump 2 Comments
The trash, the stench, the dust—it’s not the ideal place for a medical clinic. But then again, scavenging in a dump isn’t an ideal living condition.
Posted May 31 in Culture Guides by Laura Stump 4 Comments
Want to know where school buses go after they retire? Check out my guide on what you need to know about the Guatemalan chicken bus!
Posted May 30 in Photos by Laura Stump No Comments
Meet some of the littlest Treasures – the focus of the Potter’s House mission.
Posted May 28 in Articles by Laura Stump 6 Comments
With every lunch, band aid and tutoring session, they learn they are worthy of love.
Posted May 25 in Articles by Laura Stump 3 Comments
Discomfort of any sort may not seem inviting, but I think it’s the most precious invitation we receive. We must go there—even if with hesitant steps. Beautiful things are waiting.
Posted May 23 in Articles by Laura Stump 20 Comments
The garbage dump doesn’t just permeate the streets—it’s personified in the daily struggles of the people who call this place home.
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