Articles & Blogs

National Geographic Article

"11 of the Fastest Growing Green Jobs"
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TicketPricing Blog Article (July 2017)

"Walking the Catwalk for a Cause"
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The FILL Blog Article (July 2017)

"Sustainable Schools and Environmental Stewardship: How Long Way Home Builds Self-Sufficient Communities"
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Prensa Libre Newspaper Article (February 2017)

"Construyen centro tecnológico con material reciclado"
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Revue Magazine Article (November 2014)

"So You're A Volunteer? A crash course in meaningful development"
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Prensa Libre Newspaper Article (July 2014)

"Impulso Ecológico: El reciclaje como generador de concsiencia ambiental y economía"
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The Architect Magazine Article (Spring 2014)

Keep up to date with Centro Educativo Técnico Chixot and all their activities, updated by Heydi Apen, Middle School Teacher.

"Green School Construction in Indigenous Guatemala" 
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Huffington Post Article (may 2011)

"The School that Garbage Built" 
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BMJ jOURNAL article (may 2010)

"Sustainable Construction in Rural Guatemala"
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Video Media

LWH was selected by Visionaries Public Television Series to be featured on public television stations across the nation. Hosted by Sam Waterson.

Published by Al Jazeera on Aug 16, 2013 A unique project is helping to clean up the local environment in western Guatemala.It is also educating people and creating much-needed jobs. Al Jazeera's David Mercer reports from San Juan Comalapa.

Video created for the The BBC World Challenge in 2010, winning 3rd place. 

"Pueblo Basura" Producción: IMPAR AV Equipo técnico: .Carlos Mario Duran .Sebastian Salgado .Julian Blasquez

Video episode by Deutsche Welle (DW) English, a German International Broadcast

Goed gezien! a Belgian Children's TV show that teachings kids about development projects all over the world. Our student, Estefanie starred in the episdode about our school, Tecnico Chixot.

Long Way Home in its 10th year (2014) and we had used 10,000 tires in the construction of our Técnico Chixot Education Center in San Juan Comalapa, Guatemala. Thank you to the hundreds of staff, volunteers and donors that have worked with us to turn this trash into an educational treasure.

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volunteer featured videos

By Michael Giambrone on 2015-05-23.

By Julien Drure. A week with the organization Long Way Home Organization in San Juan Comalapa, Guatemala. Une semaine avec l'ONG Long Way Home à San Juan Comalapa, Guatemala. 

Partner project with Earthship Biotecture in 2011 Thank You so much to everyone who have donated and helped make this project happen.

Video by our friends at Rubbish to Runway Houston, on their visit to Long Way Home in 2015.

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Long Way Home Newsletters

February 2018

Build This Year With Us 
First Year of High School, Workshops, Annual Report, UMD Hillel group and more!

September 2017

Summer of Growth
Students' Native Seed Bank, Democratic Education, Rubbish Events and more!