Light A Life has partnered with Because International. Their The Shoe That Grows has gained national attention. This shoe will expand 5 sizes, lasts 5 years and will protect the feet of children from blisters, illnesses, and disease. The Shoe That Grows is the shoe that changes lives. Learn more from this video.
Millions of people cook with open flame kitchens, but with deadly consequences. Traditional cooking pits require a dependence on charcoal which furthers deforestation as well as producing deadly fumes. These clean burning, fuel efficient stoves provide cleaner air in the home and reduce the impact on the need for charcoal. You can learn more from this National Geographic article. The solution is a Clean Burning Cookstove.
Water in Guatemala is highly contaminated and dangerous to drink. We aim to change that. Water filtration systems can be installed and serve entire communities. You can help us stave off infection, disease, and parasites. Learn more about the dangers lurking in Guatemalan water.
Many Guatemalan families live in dilapidated shacks. These homes provide little shelter from storms and the elements. Your donation will vastly improve the living conditions for a family in need.
The Chaya plant grows abundantly in Guatemala. This Mayan Miracle Food, also known as Mayan Spinach, is said to:
Improve blood circulation
Prevent varicose veins and hemorrhoids
Help reduce weight
Augment calcium in the bones
Decongest and disinfect the lungs
Improve memory and brain function
Improve glucose metabolism and prevent diabetes
Additionally, just five leaves a day from a Chaya plant can supply much needed nutrition to those who have gone without.