"Bringing the Latin Zest into The Southwest"
Welcome to my page, I was born in Guatemala and love sharing about my country .
I live in Weston-super-Mare and volunteer with North Somerset BME Network.
We aim to do cultural events and help people with work and learning opportunities.
Any questions, just ask :)
North Somerset BME Network invited me to give a talk about "Women in Engineering" for the World Women's Equality Day 2017 in W-sM.
My aim is to inspire more women to study sciences and engineering.
Latinzest organised a Summer Bring and Share Picnic on May Half Term 2017 where a group of 10 mothers and children attended. We had a very nice and sunny day in the water park in Weston-super-Mare. Parent did not pay admission fee. Join us next time!
Bringing Communities together organised a Brazilian Party in Weston with traditional food and dances fro Brazil. Click on image to learn more about it.
Thank you for joining me at North Somerset BME Network in Weston-super-mare for a Coffee fundraising with home made Banana Cake. We aim to promote social inclusion and learn more about cultures. Contact us on Facebook for more events and free English lessons.
North Somerset Council hosted residents with roots from across the globe for a commemorative celebration at Weston Town Hall. Commonwealth flag was raised by council leader Nigel Ashton and chairman John Crockford-Hawley.
Working hard to keep the doors of COEDAC Centre of Equality and Diversity / North Somerset BME Network open. We are a local charity that relies fully on volunteers like Connie and Carmella. If you want to donate please contact me. Thank you.
Supporting Bringing Communities Together Christmas fundraising.
Their aim is to raise cultural understanding and facilitate social integration. Caroline offers English and Pilates.
Showcasing Guatemalan flag and Mayan textiles supporting a
North Somerset BME Network event in Weston-super-Mare.
It was very interesting to see people approach me and ask me questions about Guatemala.
I created the "Latin Experience" in Weston-super-Mare. Residents learned Spanish food ingredients and enjoyed eating tacos.
Women's Information and Celebration Day: Latinamerican women living in Bristol and North Somerset. Residents enjoyed the Guatemala and Mayan textile exhibition. With information about Lake Atitlan, Tikal and Antigua Guatemala. Have I inspired you to travel?
Colourful pinatas were made by Latinzest at the BME Network annual General Meeting in Victoria Church, WsM.
Volunteering in the community is so important, so my daughter and I gave Free Spanish lessons for primary children in the Town Hall.
We had a group of 8 children and they enjoyed it very much.
Thank you to all that attended.
Southwest Foundation gave a training to empower "Women in the Community". I was held at the Commodore Hotel in Kewstoke and we have attendees from Guatemala, India, South Africa, Venezuela, Philippines and China
Your North Somerset event is organised by North Somerset Council every year to showcase cultures in the area.
I showed Mayan textiles and provided information to residents about my country Guatemala
Black Bean Food Tasting Event at Pop Up Business school in Weston-super-Mare, England.
Black bean is our staple food in Guatemala. It is rich in proteins, fibre and low in fat.
Residents rated them 9/10 :)
I gave a presentation to Weston College students about
"Eco Tourism in Guatemala."
They learned about the main touristic destinations and activities in Guatemala.
There were lots of great questions.
North Somerset BME Network who supports Minority groups in North Somerset.
It was aimed to support people that had suffered hate incidents in North Somerset. If you want to learn more or report a hate incident please go here.
Cultural talk to primary school in Clevedon
Sharing my knowledge, I visited Year 2 primary school pupils in Clevedon and did a Guatemala presentation talking about flora and fauna of the country of Eternal Spring. Children were very interested about Tarantulas and volcanoes. Did you know Guatemala has 33 volcanoes? l
Want a presentation for your school? Contact me today!
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