Student Seeks to Defend Local Rights With Law and the Internet

Mateo Caba says his hometown of Chajul does not have a single attorney, which allows outside interests to trample people’s rights. He cites the example of a hydroelectric project that is under construction not far from the town. Although Chajul desperately needs an alternative to firewood, which degrades air quality and is causing deforestation of... Continue Reading →

From the Field: Emily at Kamplafa School

Many of our volunteers spend time at Kamplaphanatawee School (or, Kamplafa). This is the school Mundo Exchange has supported and worked alongside for nearly 10 years now, and the focal point of our current campaign to help continue education for underprivileged kids with Teachers for Thailand. Past volunteer and intern Emily spent time teaching at Kamplaphanatawee... Continue Reading →

Education for All: Sponsoring Teachers in Thailand

Mundo Exchange and Laekplian Lokgatat have been sending volunteers to Kamplaphanatawee School for about 10 years now. We personally know the the director, Kittichai, and we have seen him turn down director positions at larger schools with higher salaries because of his love and dedication to the students at this school. Kamplaphanatawee is a primary... Continue Reading →

Building a Center of Hope, Education, and Collaboration

Mundo Exchange has been given the amazing opportunity of joining with dōTERRA Healing Hands Foundation to purchase land in order to build a center in Chajul, Guatemala dedicated to bettering the lives of women and their families.  We need your help to make this opportunity a success!  This window of opportunity is this month only... Continue Reading →

From the Field: Nico Hamacher reflects on his experiences in Guatemala

Mundo Exchange is the sole supporter of CEMIK (CENTRO PARA LA EDUCACIÓN INFORMAL DE NIÑAS Y NIÑOS), a small school in the heart of the NW Guatemalan mountains.  This incredible school that has been quietly and steadily educating Maya children who cannot afford the inscription and uniform costs of public school for 25 years.  Without... Continue Reading →

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