Inspired Words

Our volunteers share some of their experiences and memorable photos.


Montreal students volunteer to restore watershed

Posted in Costa Rica on March 13, 2019

Student service trip involving projects aiming to improve the water crisis within the Guanacaste region in Costa Rica. Learning about problems associated with agricultural and lifestyle practices and its effects on the Nandamojo Watershed, and Costa Rican communities’ access to potable water.

Thank-you! 2019 Fundraising goal success!

Posted in Sri Lanka on January 29, 2019

2019 is going to be a much better year for many children and families thanks to you. With donations received in the last two weeks of the year, TRIP Canada hit its 2018 fundraising target. We are now able to kick-off all of the projects we shared with you last year.

Students find hope-filled experiences in Cambodia

Posted in Cambodia on January 29, 2019

After our arrival at the Phnom Penh airport, our group travelled via bus through the city. When we finished settling in our rooms at the first hotel, we walked through the busy and chaotic streets of the capital, and made our way to the Friends restaurant. Read More…

Timber Mart Lights Up Guatemala

Posted in Guatemala on December 12, 2018

A stroll through San Miguel Dueñas brought home the conditions that people around the world live in… we truly are lucky to be living in Canada. This stroll through the village was an eye-opener for many. The addition of having an active volcano a few short kilometers away put the circumstances in an entirely different perspective.

Planning for Sri Lanka 2019

Posted in Sri Lanka on December 7, 2018

Volunteering is glorious, hard work, inspiring, challenging and rewarding. You will laugh, you will cry and you will come home knowing you made a difference in someone else’s life.

Building safe shelter and a nurturing environment for children

Posted in Sri Lanka on December 7, 2018

Several years ago we learned about a nearby orphanage that was started as a home for children who lost their parents in the 2004 tsunami. As there is a continuing need in the community for safe shelter and a nurturing environment for more children, DWC’s TRIP Canada agreed to complete a second building.

Making an impact in Nepal

Posted in Nepal on December 3, 2018

Following a great week of building where the team took the block walls from the foundation to above the windows, we packed away our dirty work clothes and headed for the Bardia Jungle Resort in Bardia national park. Team members were greeted at the village entrance by Thura women in their traditional dress.

Urban Systems in Lima, Peru 2018

Posted in Peru on November 27, 2018

Well the first day up to the San Jose Obrero school was a real eye opener! We started off from the Miraflores are of Lima, which is a beautiful, affluent seaside area that is like downtown Vancouver or Honolulu, with palm trees and beaches right by ocean. We gradually transition to less and less affluent areas to one where the unpaved roads are very steep paved and the hills are covered in small brick buildings with corrugated tin roofs.

Reflections on progress in Kenya

Posted in Kenya on November 14, 2018

We met our 8 new and old DWC friends (Jim, Cathy, Alicia, Terri1, Terry2, Jen, Chris and Russ) at YVR where we began a long and happily uneventful day and a half long journey to Kenya. Our first test was at the Kenya border where a very fast and efficient system accepted our on line or on site visa applications.

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