Our friend Carolina visited Hogar San Francisco Xavier and sent us this message:
Hola Kathy, I was so eager to write you today because we ventured to visit the Hogar that is so close to my house, we needed to borrow a pick up truck because the road was a little steep, Gregg jogged there a couple days ago and could not even find the road, until we asked someone today. I went to Hogar Francisco Xavier today and will go back again in a couple of weeks, because most of the kids were not around because classes don't start until next week and most of the kids that live there were visiting with their foster families. I took some pics (that will send later) and Hermano Alejandro was very nice and showed us the entire place. I brought some beans, rice, sugar and cookies and they were happy about that. But I do want to meet the kids so I am planning to go back."
We received this email from Katrin, a colleague from Germany who was visiting Guatemala over Christmas and New Year. She visited the boys at Hogar San Francisco Xavier and loved meeting the boys.
"We just came back from the hogar and we had the best time ever!!! The boys are soooo great! We brought soccer and basketball balls, cake and bread donated by local coffee shops. The boys went crazy when they saw the balls and we went playing with them. It was sooo much fun as you can imagine;-) the boys are sooo cute! It was sooo sad to say goodbye to them, they all hugged and kissed us many times and asked when we are coming back! We promised them to send them the pictures we took which they were really excited about. You were right, they love to watch pictures and photos and we took sooo many;-) We definitely want to go back one more time during this week, to play with the boys, meet more boys and give them the pictures we just developed. I really want to become a PADRINA of one of the kids!"
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