Cunen, Guatemala

Some of our team recently had the pleasure to visit a small town called Cunen which is inhabited by approximately 26,000 individuals and located in the central region of the El Quiché department of Guatemala. In addition to this town, our team also visited the surrounding municipalities of Uspantán to the east, Nebaj to the northeast, […]

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HELPS International

Due to the history some of our team members have collaborating with HELPS International, we recently attended the yearly gala organized by the San Antonio Guatemalan Endeavor (SAGE) which was an evening of hope and healing for Guatemala. The event was held at the Pedrotti’s North Wind Ranch and it was attended by many individuals […]

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Whole Planet Foundation + VOS + Student Ambassador

For the 2013 -2014 school year, we had the honor of being able to support the Whole Planet Foundation Campus Ambassador Program. Below you will read about Autumm Elias’ experience during her senior year at UT Austin. My name is Autumn Elias. I became inspired about Whole Planet Foundation and microlending through my course work […]

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San Antonio Alamodome Soccer

Some of our team based in San Antonio, Texas recently had the opportunity to attend a friendly match between the national soccer teams of the Republic of Korea and México. The match was attended by a soccer-record crowd for the Alamodome of 54,313 fans who watched México enjoy 64 percent of possession with a 13-9 […]

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Crossing "Los Esclavos" Bridge

Some of our team recently had the chance to cross over the bridge named “Los Esclavos” which in English means “The Slaves” and it was built over 400 years ago along mile marker 41 in route to El Salvador. It’s one of the toughest works carried out dating from the Colonial Era and it is […]

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Whole Planet Foundation Pre-GRAMMY® Event

As the 1st certified natural rubber flip flop brand to ever sincerely partner and co-brand with the Whole Planet Foundation, we recently participated in a Pre-GRAMMY® event that was held in Los Angeles, California to further benefit their ongoing global initiatives. Due to our valued relationship with Whole Foods Market, it was an evening to remember […]

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Martin Luther King 2014

On every third Monday during the month of January each year the entire United States observes MLK Day which is a floating holiday around the time of Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday, January 15th. The aforementioned holiday was officially observed in all 50 states for the first time in 2000 and it is a day […]

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Ricardo Arjona Supports Education

Ricardo Arjona is by far one of the most popular musical icons which Guatemala can hang its hat on globally and he recently inaugurated his first School of Arts in-country! One of the amazing things about this educational institution is that the school will provide the most at-risk and impoverished kids with the opportunity to […]

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Xolcaja Guatemala

Proactively visiting an array of educational institutions in Guatemala is a practice which the core team of VOS® has been doing for decades due to our sincere appreciation for educational initiatives in-country. One of our most recent team visits took us onsite to a school project located in Xolcaja, Guatemala.

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Texas Lutheran University – 2013 Winter Graduation Commencement

As an alumnus, it’s only natural to give back to the institution that we once studied at and gained so many life-long lessons from. With that, it was a great honor for our Founder José Alejandro Flores to be invited back to Texas Lutheran University to give the Keynote Speech during the 2013 Winter Commencement […]

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