Guatemala: Celebrating 15 Years of LAVOSI Deaf School

Guatemala: Celebrating 15 Years of LAVOSI Deaf School

Join me as I return to LAVOSI, Las Voces del Silencio, a Deaf school in Jocotenango, Guatemala, which I first visited in 2008, traveling alongside Alvaro De Leon and supporting his dream to establish the school in 2009. Filming their journey in 2012, I’m back twelve years later to witness the remark

Guatemala: LAVOSI

Guatemala: LAVOSI

LAVOSI is a school founded by a deaf man with a dream to help educate deaf children in Guatemala. It operates by donations alone. This is the only deaf school in Guatemala, and is not supported by the government. In this video, Joel brings your DeafNation Foundation donations to them, and shows yo

Guatemala: Deaf Mayan Sisters

Guatemala: Deaf Mayan Sisters

Joel meets 3 Deaf Mayan sisters in Quezaltenango. The sisters give him grand tour at the cornfield and home. Come and see how they grow up their food and making clothing. Guatemala Tour sponsored by Sorenson VRS.

Guatemala: Antigua Deaf Artist

Guatemala: Antigua Deaf Artist

Joel meets well-known Deaf artist, Freddy De León Cruz in Antigua. La Antigua Guatemala (commonly referred to as just Antigua or La Antigua) is a city in the central highlands of Guatemala famous for its well-preserved Spanish Mudéjar-influenced Baroque architecture as well as a number of spectacula

Guatemala: Volcan Pacaya

Guatemala: Volcan Pacaya

Joel encounters the volcano experience at Volcán de Pacaya. He hikes up the volcano and be close to the lava flowing down the volcano. Guatemala Tour sponsored by Sorenson VRS.

Guatemala: Deaf Shoe Business

Guatemala: Deaf Shoe Business

Joel discovers Deaf man who owns the shoe kiosk for 30+ years in the same location. Guatemala Tour sponsored by Sorenson VRS.

Guatemala: Deaf Family

Guatemala: Deaf Family

Joel visits the Deaf family in Cantel. The Deaf family welcomes him to their home for the dinner and chat how they make living. Guatemala Tour sponsored by Sorenson VRS.

Guatemala: Deaf Model

Guatemala: Deaf Model

Joel interviews with Anny, well known Deaf model in Guatemala. She shares her experience in tough model business in her country. Guatemala Tour sponsored by Sorenson VRS.

Guatemala: Deaf Mayan

Guatemala: Deaf Mayan

Joel interviews with Jom, Deaf Mayan who makes authentic Mayan handcrafts in San Cristobal. Guatemala Tour sponsored by Sorenson VRS.

Guatemala: Deaf Coffee

Guatemala: Deaf Coffee

Joel interviews Deaf man, Alvaro who owns the family coffee estate in Huehuetenago. His coffee estate is 800 hectares (1,977 acres). Alvaro shows Joel how coffee grows before they sell the coffee beans to the world. Guatemala Tour sponsored by Sorenson VRS.

Guatemala: Chichicastenango Market

Guatemala: Chichicastenango Market

Chichicastenango, also known as Santo Tomás Chichicastenango, is a town in the El Quiché department of Guatemala, known for its traditional K’iche’ Maya culture. Joel has the opportunity to shop around and eat local food. Chichicastenango is well known for its famous market days on Thursdays and Sun

Guatemala: Canopy Tour Tikal

Guatemala: Canopy Tour Tikal

Joel grabs the zip lines adventures with Canopy Tour Tikal nearby the legendaries ruins of the Tikal National Park. Guatemala Tour sponsored by Sorenson VRS.

Guatemala: Tikal National Park

Guatemala: Tikal National Park

Join with Joel doing the unique adventures at Tikal National Park. Tikal (or Tik’al according to the modern Mayan orthography) is one of the largest archaeological sites and urban centres of the pre-Columbian Maya civilization. It is located in the archaeological region of the Petén Basin in what is