Inspired Words

These are the experiences of our volunteers in Peru.

Thursday April 22, 2010

Posted in Peru on April 26, 2010

Day 12 was another mixed day. Half of us went to the worksite and the other half visited a second local school. Work today was bricklaying and continuing to build and fill forms for the cement pillars that will be the second floor supports. We’re getting pretty expert at filling forms and our chain gang reached new levels of efficiency! We also had just enough water for the day … a waterline break meant the entire neighbourhood had no water for the afternoon. Good timing!

The school visit was another really touching experience. The kids greeted us with hugs and lots of energy! They loved the wooden toys and pencils that we brought as a gift and sang songs, showed us their school garden, and asked another string of questions! They knew where Canada was on a map and were eager to play soccer and volleyball with us. They also wanted to send us home with corn from their garden. It was a truly enjoyable experience
and we received some of the most amazing smiles of the trip!

Hamblamos luego…
Developing World Connections Participant

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