Missions Trip Blog

Extreme Home Makeover Bolivia

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We are still alive and kicking in Bolivia! But, as is typically true, as the days passed, the energy to sit down at night and blog passed with them. We spent this week sealing the concrete walls in Marcos and Martha’s home, masa-ing (which is similar to plastering), sanding, painting...

Ladders and Rollers and Sealant... Oh My!

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Today was our first day working at the home of Marcos and Martha. They have a beautiful home, with a large front room, three bedrooms, two bathrooms and a kitchen. Marcos works for Agua Yaku and is essentially Danny’s right hand man. Martha worked in Spain for 9 years to provide money for...

Kairos and New Friends

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On Sunday we were able to go to church at Kairos with Danny and Vanessa. While none of us are fluent in Spanish (that’s an understatement for several of us), worshipping God bridges any gap created by language. It was clear that the Holy Spirit was there and it was a wonderful experience...

A Day in the Jungle

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Editor's note: This blog post was written by Mikyla, Ben, Garret and Alden, our four youngest participants. The content of this blog is in its original form and has not been edited or altered in any way. May contain creative use of hyperbole.  Day 2 (Saturday) was our single day of...

Views from Bolivia

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 This is Marcos!       The view as we approach La Paz.             Waiting in the Santa Cruz airport. And waiting. And waiting...         The guest house provided by Agua Yaku.         Who needs board...

It's Almost Here!

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Welcome to our Bolivia 2017 trip blog! One week - it's almost here! At 11:00 AM on March 9th, we will be meeting in the Des Moines Airport to head to Bolivia. We estimate 30 suitcases, 500 pounds (at least) of donations and very excited travelers. We arrive in Santa Cruz at 8:29 AM on...

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