Helping the Mexican people on the border is only half our work. The other half is providing purpose to the thousands of American volunteers who have crossed the border over the years to work with us in Agua Prieta, Mexico.
They return home more grateful, appreciative and happier global citizens. This experience helps reweave the moral fabric of our own communities here in America. We call it “Reciprocal Giving.” Everybody wins!
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Rancho Feliz has the perfect volunteer venue called La Hacienda Feliz, which was built to last the next hundred years. This brand-new facility provides comfortable, clean and safe accommodations with a unique and traditional Mexican ambiance.
For 35 years, Gil has helped build a lasting infrastructure empowering families to lift themselves from poverty. He has also helped change the lives of thousands of volunteers.
Monica manages the various Rancho Feliz scholarship programs and helps with logistics and coordination of the volunteer groups via our Phoenix office.
Alejandro has been the volunteer experience leader in Agua Prieta for 21 years. He lives on-site and oversees day-to-day dorm operations.
Reyes helps with the volunteer groups and Mary makes the incredible and authentic Mexican dinners. They live on-site at La Hacienda Feliz.
Rigo lends a helping hand with volunteers. You’ll see his incredible stone work around the property.
Osvaldo prepares and manages the worksite projects for each volunteer group.
These two ladies make sure the dorm is ready for each volunteer group.
There’s no better way to start a busy day than with Lupita’s authentic Mexican breakfast!
These three friendly perritos will be here to greet you upon arrival!