Tag Archives: Guatemala

Handmade is Good

When we set out to start Life Out of the Box in 2012, we wanted to develop a line of handmade products from countries all around the world. Our goal was to captivate each culture and bring their unique touch to our products, that of which you cannot find in mass produced stores. We have […]

LOOTB + Mayan Families Bring the Change Campaign

We’re excited to partner up this month with Mayan Families for their #BringtheChange campaign. As you know, we LOVE the awesome folks at Mayan Families and everything they’re doing for the communities around Lake Atitlan–a place that we hold very dear to our hearts. This month they’ve named it Life Out of the Box-tober as […]

Improving the Way You See Your Impact

We’re excited to announce the exciting news of how we are taking the way you see your impact to the next level. Check out the video below to learn more.   Click here to watch from your email.

Mayan Families Live Below the Line Campaign

Since we’ve been back in Panajachel we’ve been working with one of our favorite non-profit partners in the world, Mayan Families. Mayan Families works with impoverished ​Guatemalan populations to eradicate extreme poverty and malnutrition through education, sustainable community ​development programs and emergency aid. They work side by side on the ground with rural communities, giving them to tools they need to […]

Back Home In Panajachel

  We made the descent down into the green mountains that surround Lake Atitlán. The windy roads made everyone sway in the chicken bus back and forth. We passed the very first town that we gave school supplies to with Mayan Families, San Jorge, and I instantly got butterflies. Waves of memories rushed over me […]

We Made it to Guatemala

Here we are back in Guatemala. I am so happy to be here. The smell of the air, the humidity and the beautiful Spanish language in my ears. Two years have gone by, so much has changed. We have grown, Life Out of the Box has grown. We have called several countries, cities and states […]

Life Out of the Box Returning to Our Roots

Life Out of the Box has become an incredible journey beyond our wildest imaginations. Ever since we jumped on that plane to Nicaragua in 2012, we have been chasing our dream of creating something bigger than us. This adventure has taken us from Nicaragua up to Guatemala and Mexico where we were able to expand […]

Life Out of the Box + Entrepreneur on Fire

Creating a social venture from scratch requires hours of labor into our business. Though it has been a wild ride, we still wake up excited everyday as we attempt to progress the business one step closer to our dream. One thing that keeps us motivated through it all is listening to podcast interviews with other […]

LOOTB Beanies Give Meals & Nutrients

Our mission at Life Out of the Box is to create a line of products that contributes toward helping children around the world attain education so that they can chase their own dreams. Our bracelets, headbands and key chains all give school supplies to children throughout Guatemala, Nicaragua, Mexico and Morocco so that they have […]

Zero to Travel Podcast Interview With LOOTB

We are proud to share with you all our most recent podcast interview with Zero To Travel. We had a great time sharing our adventures of traveling around the world as well as describing the inner workings of our social venture Life Out of the Box. You can listen to the podcast & view the show notes […]