Education And More schedules several trips to Guatemala each year -- backstrap weaving tours, mission trips for service projects and mission trips for presenting Vacation Bible School. If you have a group that would like to set up a dedicated trip to present VBS, do service projects or learn backstrap weaving please contact us about setting up a special trip just for your group.
Click HERE for the application for the short-term missions team
General Information For All Trips
Trip fees include meals, ground transportation, hotel accommodations, pure water, and sightseeing within the country. (Participants are responsible for arranging and paying for their airfare to Guatemala City).
Education And More is a Christian charitable organization committed to Fair Trade. On these tours you will have many opportunities to interact with the wonderful people of Guatemala and see our work with the artisans and their families.
Other opportunities include:
Visit villages and homes of Mayan artisans
Learn about their daily lives
Make tortillas by hand
Hear and maybe learn a little of the Mayan languages of T'zutujil and Kakchiquel
See beautiful Lake Atitlan
Sightseeing in Antigua and the western highlands
Share God's love
Mission trip 2020
July 25- Aug. 2,
We will be working in El Tablon building or repairing a weaving building for the artisan group. We will also be doing some VBS with the groups! The dates are July 25 through August 2, 2020 with the possibility of an additional few days for more in country travel if interested. Please call Dana at 515-441-9403 for more information.
Vacation Bible School Mission Trip Information
We will be sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ in presenting VBS to the children and adults;
meeting and getting to know the artisans and the families that Education And More serves;
sightseeing around Lake Atitlan and in Antigua and much more.
Each mission team will be presenting VBS in one of the artisans groups for 4 days but will have time for sightseeing and meeting our partner artisans in other villages too.
Weaving Tour Information
Join a weaving tour to Guatemala to meet the women artisans that make beautiful crafts and weavings. Learn the basics of backstrap weaving (you get to take home the loom!). Spend time connecting with the women artisans and learn about their daily lives in the beautiful highlands of Guatemala. If you have a group email us about setting up dates.
Learn more about backstrap weaving . . .