In the heart of Guatemala City is the largest dump in Latin America. More than 13,000 people live and work in and near the dump, and nearly 5% of them are children. Even by other Guatemalans, they are treated as little better than the garbage that shapes their existence, which in turn leads them to believe that they are the refuse of the world.
Potter's House Association is a Christian non-profit organization that exists to change the living situation for these thousands, because they are human beings, beloved children of the one true God, worthy of respect and dignity. They are Treasures of immeasurable worth, both to our Lord Jesus Christ and to us.
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Some on the team returned to a place that captured their hearts in a past trip. For many others, it was their very first experience in a world far different from our own.
Living60010 went along on the trip to capture these special moments through photos, videos and the written word. Stories of how these "Treasures" living in a garbage dump 2,700 miles away continue to touch the hearts of 60010 residents