Integral Heart Foundation
Advancing Wisdom in the Developing World
We are pleased to welcome Mick Quinn and Debora Prieto, co-founders of the Integral Heart Foundation for this event that will include a photo presentation of their work in Guatemala and a Q&A with the audience.
MILLIONS of children in Guatemala are hungry and thirsty. They also lack adequate shelter, light and warmth. However, despite these conditions there are those who demonstrate tremendous evidence of potential and depth. By sharing your kindness and love YOU can help make a difference to the lives of these children and teenagers in Guatemala.
The first step is to join the INTEGRAL HEART FOUNDATION founders Deb and Mick for their perspective on poverty and potential, but most importantly the SOLUTION in education and how you can help make a difference to many.
Who we are: Watch a 7-minute made-for-TV (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LAWQl04QhvI) documentary on our humanitarian work in Guatemala.
Topic of events: Our four programs: Sponsorship, Integral Education, Kindergartens and Solar Power.
Format: Talk and photo presentation by co-founders about our work with Q & A afterwards.
Purpose: To raise funds for our work in Guatemala.
Contact: RSVP or questions to losa ([masked])@celf.org
See Their Webpage About it Here (http://www.integralheartfoundation.org/LA-SF-Fundraisers_Feb.2013.htm)
Ways of Giving Here (http://www.integralheartfoundation.org/ways.of.giving.htm)
About Integral Heart Foundation:IHF is working to change the culture of poverty from the inside out through heart-to-heart sponsorship, solar energy, kindergartens and critical-thinking classes. Our four main programs are creating a multi-generational movement whose leaders are empowered to preserve cultural diversity and to embrace responsibility in a global context. The impact of our work is seen in the villages around La Antigua Guatemala.
Mick Quinn and Debora Prieto are the co-founders of The Integral Heart Foundation, a non-profit whose mission it is to empower the potential of the youth of Guatemala through Sponsorship and Education.
Mick is also the author of The Uncommon Path (http://www.mickquinn.com/), a book about the future of human potential, published by O-Books UK/USA that reached #1 in several Amazon categories upon release 2009. He previously founded several multi-million dollar NYC-based technology companies. Longer biography available here (http://www.mickquinn.com/mick.quinn.long.biography.htm).
Debora Prieto was born in Spain in 1972. She studied philosophy at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. She is also an educator of mentally handicapped children and most recently was ordained as a Zen Monk in the Soto school of Zen. She along with her husband is the co-founder of the Integral Heart Foundation where she, amongst other tools, uses the Big Mind process: http://bigmind.org/bmtestimonials/third-world-development .
Mick, Debora, and their three dogs, Bella, Anjo and Panchito live in Antigua Guatemala.
For more information visit: www.integralheartfoundation.org
For photos, join us on Facebook: Mick (http://www.facebook.com/mickq?sk=photos) and Debora
For videos, see us on youtube
Free Parking in the attached lot directly behind building first come first serve. When/if full, ample free surrounding street parking.
Housekeeping Notes from Host Location, The GATEWAY:
* Thank you for honoring No Food or Eating or Drinks other than water in containers with lids inside the offices or workshop space of The GATEWAY.
* Cell phones silenced as you enter The GATEWAY Quiet Zones please. Thank you.
* The GATEWAY Portal practices and asks you, its attendees to join us in upholding a no perfume policy as possible. We also practice and ask all to adhere to a no candle and no incense burning policy for those sensitive to synthetic smells as well as for lessening our harmful carbon footprint impact on the environment. Please note that practitioners are permitted to burn a naturally sun dried herb called sage to clean the space energetically. & lastly where candles are part of a sacred ritual, safe, non-scented candles are permitted to be burned upon expressed consent by GATEWAY's operating director. If you have any further questions on this issue, please do not hesitate to contact us. Thank you.
* Also, in as much as we LOVE animals outside humans, no animals other than humans are permitted inside The GATEWAY. Blessedly this does not eliminate our Practitioners here at GATEWAY from being able to do work on them, as often they work remotely and/or with photos or props. We thank the universe for Quantum on that. Where necessary, the Practitioner may set up chairs and a portable divider to makeshift a little private area outside near our patio to do hands on work with animals. Thank you so much for your understanding and co-operation.
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