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Get To Know Charles Knox

Earlier this month, we shared the exciting news that the Lemonade International Board of Directors has selected a new Executive Director. Charles (“Chal”) Knox comes to us with a wealth of experience and we are looking forward to seeing what God has planned for our ministry with him at the helm. While the announcement included […]

Announcing Our New Executive Director

Thank you for walking with us as our co-founder Bill Cummings made the decision to transition out of his role as executive director into his role as an emeritus board member. After a prayerful and diligent search process, the Lemonade International Board of Directors has selected Charles Knox as our next executive director. Charles comes […]

Executive Director Transition – Now Accepting Applications

In February, we made the announcement of the transition of Bill Cummings as Executive Director. After a prayerful process of identifying the qualities and qualifications of the right person to serve as the next leader, we are excited to share the job description and application. On behalf of the Lemonade International Board of Directors, we […]

Announcing a Transition

In 2008, four friends began a partnership with Tita Evertsz and the ministry of Vidas Plenas in the La Limonada community of Guatemala City. For nine years, Bill Cummings has led Lemonade International in the role of Executive Director. In that time, God has grown the work in La Limonada from a handful of children […]

Introducing Two New Board Members – Chris Marshall and Drew Moser

We are very excited to announce that two new members have joined the Lemonade International Board of Directors. After visiting La Limonada and engaging deeply in our mission, we are thrilled they have agreed to serve in this capacity. Chris Marshall is the owner of Resurgam Coffee, a direct trade coffee company that ethically sources […]

First Person: Mirna Judith

We would like to introduce you to one of our incredible Guatemalan staff members, Mirna Judith. She serves our Service Learning Groups by taking care of the Lemonade Guest House and cooking delicious Guatemalan meals for the group members. We asked her a few questions about herself and what motivates her each day. Where are […]

First Person: Maira Judith

We would like to introduce you to one of our incredible teachers, Maira Judith. She works with the 4 – 5 year old class at the Limon academy. We asked her a few questions about herself and what motivates her to work in such a challenging environment every day. Where are you from? I am […]

First Person: Martita

We would like to introduce you to one of our incredible teachers, Martita. She works with the 3 – 5 year old class at the Mandarina academy. We asked her a few questions about herself and what motivates her to work in such a challenging environment every day. Where are you from? I was born […]

First Person: Maria Matzar

We would like to introduce you to one of our incredible staff members, Maria. As the Lima academy psychologist, she works with the emotional, physical, spiritual, and psychological needs of the vulnerable children. We asked her a few questions about herself and what motivates her to work in such a challenging environment every day. Where […]

Introducing Sarah Zimmerman, Volunteer Nurse in La Limonada

We’re thrilled to introduce you to Sarah Zimmerman, who will be volunteering with us in La Limonada for two and a half months this summer. A trained nurse, Sarah will be working alongside our community nurse, Janina, visiting homes and offering tangible help to marginalized individuals and families. Originally from Wisconsin, Sarah was living in […]

Farewell Daniela Lombardo

Daniela Lombardo first began investing her heart, skills, and passion for education into La Limonada in 2010. After volunteering in La Limonada during the summers of 2010 and 2011, Daniela returned in 2013 as our Education Development Director. Sacrificing much, she generously gave up her position in Canada to move to Guatemala and invest in […]

Being Present in La Limonada

I just returned from 10 days in Guatemala, a time of connecting with staff, building relationships, visiting the community, gathering stories, and hosting a vision trip from our home church in Phoenix. It was a joy to return to the narrow streets again, and to reflect on the experience. There is a grand paradox when […]

Farewell Sommer Wisher, Welcome Beth Skinner

Sommer Wisher began her role as Service Learning Trips Coordinator in 2012, after four years of loving and visiting the people of La Limonada. Her contagious enthusiasm, organizational skills, and passion to see impact have been invaluable contributions to the Lemonade International team. After three years of service, while also attending school, Sommer has decided […]

Introducing The Skinners – Serving in Guatemala

We are thrilled to introduce you to Dave, Beth, and Charlotte Skinner, who will be serving with us in Guatemala over the next year as Lemonade House Managers. With the flexibility of Dave’s job, which can be done remotely from Guatemala, the Skinners will work and live in the Lemonade House while providing house maintenance […]

Saying Farewell to Rebecca Gant

Rebecca Gant arrived in Guatemala in May 2010, ready and eager to serve, love, and be present with the families of La Limonada. Her excellent Spanish, creativity, love for the children, and heart for the community made her invaluable to the sponsorship program as well as short-term groups. The faces of the children light up […]

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