My name is Alejandra Hernández. I’m from Guatemala. This adventure began for me in November 2019 and I was really excited about it. At first I wasn’t able to foresee the size of all what was awaiting me.
In June, Saxum hosted a group of boys from Colegio Retamar in Madrid, Spain. They came for about a month of volunteering, working on repairs and updates to Saxum as well as Polis Institute, the Custody of the Franciscans, and the guest houses of both
Saxum is able to thrive with the cooperation of volunteers from all over the world. One of our current volunteers, Joanne, has been working in the Saxum Visitor Center since November. To find out about her experience living and volunteering in the Holy Land, check