A short documentary that centers around a volunteer guide at Quetzaltrekkers, a trekking organization in Quetzaltenango (Xela), Guatemala, that puts all of its profits towards Escuela de la Calle and El Hogar, a school and a home built to aid street kids in Guatemala.

Find out more about the filmmakers, the subjects and Guatemala at whywehike.actualitymedia.org/

This video was produced on location by an Actuality Media student crew and shot primarily with a Canon XA10.

Director: Sarah Megyesy
Cinematographer: Sanna Wittner
Editor: Robin Canfield

Actuality Media is on the ground with every student crew to oversee production of these short documentaries, providing the services of executive producer, production manager, location scout, additional editing, and whatever else is needed to complete the project.
We are more than a film study abroad program. Actuality Media is a service learning organization that takes students and young professionals abroad to create media on changemakers in developing communities around the world. Our films spread the word about nonprofits, NGOs and social entrepreneurs who are implementing innovative, new ideas to combat chronic social problems. Find out more about our work and adventures at actualitymedia.org

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