Container to Guatemala

August 21, 2012 by  
Filed under Aid Delivered, Featured News, GEMS Mailing List

GEMS has assisted Evangel Pentecostal Church in Kelowna for several years in sending a container to Guatemala. The church loaded the container on August 9th in Kelowna, it was loaded in under 2 hours in order to facilitate a quick turn around. The shipment will he

ad to the William Cornelius Training Centre in Guatemala City and will be used by the Child Care Plus outreach and the vocational training centre for young men and women looking for a better life.

Included in this shipment are 85 bicycles, 6 barrels of food (42,000 meals) from the Okanagan Gleaners, household items for the orphanage, books for the school, as well as blankets and clothing.

The shipment was to leave Vancouver harbour on August 18, 2012 and the estimated arrival time in Guatemala is early September.

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