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2022 Recap: A Year of Giving Back

2022 Recap: A Year of Giving Back

2022 was a year full of fun initiatives that supported Westbow Gives Back. To start this new year, we’d like to acknowledge our volunteers’ efforts and the different activities that took place throughout the year. 2022 started strong, and the first activity was the...
Westbow Gives Back is now in GT!

Westbow Gives Back is now in GT!

This past September was an exciting month for Westbow Gives Back, with a lot of behind-the-scenes work being done. Our employees in our Westbow South office, located in Guatemala City, have set up a Westbow Gives Back branch that will have its own operations in...
Giving Back in Guatemala 

Giving Back in Guatemala 

When asked in a recent interview about any distinct moment or experience that compelled him to start Westbow Gives Back, founder Dick Westeringh described meeting his adopted children’s father as his “a-ha moment”. Realizing the profound effect poverty and illiteracy...
A Tale of Three Campouts

A Tale of Three Campouts

During June, Westbow Gives Back partnered with Ruth and Naomi’s Mission to sponsor an annual campout, with the intention of bringing awareness to the challenges faced by those experiencing homelessness. This local event, dubbed Roughing It 4 RAN, called people to...
WGB’s Projects in Haiti

WGB’s Projects in Haiti

On our last post, we recounted our team’s trip to Haiti and the challenges faced by the communities our projects are located in. Poor infrastructure, state negligence and limited access to education are among the main problems the communities face. Fueled by this...
Westbow Gives Back’s Visit to Haiti

Westbow Gives Back’s Visit to Haiti

Last month, Westbow founder Dick Westeringh, along with a small team of Westbow employees and members of Hungry for Life, took a trip to Haiti to check in on a few of our initiatives. After seven and a half hours in the air, our team landed in the commune of Pignon,...
Yogo Glory Centre Academy

Yogo Glory Centre Academy

Founded by Pastor Silas, Yogo Glory Centre Academy opened its doors in 2008. The village of Yogo never had a school, so a large portion of the population had never received proper education. Pastor Silas, born and raised in this community, had the opportunity to visit...
Tenjo Girl’s Home and the Family Restoration Program

Tenjo Girl’s Home and the Family Restoration Program

The Tenjo Girls’ Home The home was a refuge for at-risk girls from broken families in dangerous internally displaced people zones. The home provided a safe and healthy environment for these girls to help them recover from abuse and neglect. The Tenjo Home became the...