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Review for Shared Beat, Boerne, TX, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

The Mayan people who work the dump in Guatemala City, though small in stature are big in heart, accepting of their plight in life, gracious and friendly beyond belief given their living conditions. We had the joy of giving new sight to many for whom we crafted prescription eye glasses from special equipment designed for use in third world countries.
We came away with a renewed appreciation of how blessed we are, how raw and cruel life is for so many, how critical it is for us to share from our abundance and blessings and how very small are our problems and concerns compared to theirs. It was the kind of place and people where Jesus would be today and we need to be there with them and for them and so many others like them worldwide.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

the physical therapy treatment given to 41 patients and vision tests given to 351 patients

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...


Would you volunteer for this group again?


For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?


Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

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What one change could this group make that would improve your volunteer experience?

could not have been any better

Did your volunteer experience have an effect on you? (teaching you a new skill, or introducing new friends, etc.)

deep and profound appreciation for the plight of others in 3rd world countries, built great friendships with the group, awareness of how many generous folks really are out there (especially from the USA) trying to make a difference in the 3rd world.

How did this volunteer experience make you feel?

blessed, grateful, wonderful, humbled.

Role:  Volunteer & Bitsy provided physical therapy and education for the community and children in the school. Steve did vision exams for the school children and community.