Inspired Words

Our volunteers share some of their experiences and memorable photos.


Volunteering, work that becomes play

Posted in Cambodia on December 29, 2008

December 15: Back to work. We scraped. Joining forces, we painted and laboured as one large work group. Alas, we couldn’t finish both buildings, but we made a large dent. By the end of the day, tired and weary, our work became play. We joked and laughed and entertained the locals, as usual. By now Read More…

Relax and enjoy

Posted in Cambodia on December 29, 2008

December 14th:Today’s modus operandi: relaxation. I have nothing exciting to report and I hesitate to go too much in too detail so as not to make those at home in sub-zero weather jealous. Too bad – I can’t resist. A small group decided to stay in Sianoukville the previous night in order to go scuba-diving Read More…

Relax and enjoy

Posted in Cambodia on December 29, 2008

December 14: Today’s modus operandi: relaxation. I have nothing exciting to report and I hesitate to go too much in too detail so as not to make those at home in sub-zero weather jealous. Too bad – I can’t resist. A small group decided to stay in Sianoukville the previous night in order to go Read More…

Exploring Cambodia from a different perspective

Posted in Cambodia on December 29, 2008

December 13th:It was particularly hot today. My best guess is that during the height of the day it gets to about 28-30 degrees Celsius, but with the humidity it feels like about 35. We sweat all day and have to remind ourselves to drink more water than we would prefer. The air conditioning in our Read More…

Exploring Cambodia from a different perspective

Posted in Cambodia on December 29, 2008

December 13: It was particularly hot today. My best guess is that during the height of the day it gets to about 28-30 degrees Celsius, but with the humidity it feels like about 35. We sweat all day and have to remind ourselves to drink more water than we would prefer. The air conditioning in Read More…

Raising a house and fulfilling a dream

Posted in Cambodia on December 29, 2008

December 12th: This was the last day of work this week. The other group continued scrapping and painting the community buildings and it was a tough go. Sometimes work is work. Group number two finished off the dream home and it was another day full of song, dance and thatching. After only one day on Read More…

Raising a house and fulfilling a dream

Posted in Cambodia on December 29, 2008

December 12: This was the last day of work this week. The other group continued scrapping and painting the community buildings and it was a tough go. Sometimes work is work. Group number two finished off the dream home and it was another day full of song, dance and thatching. After only one day on Read More…

Participant Thoughts

Posted in Cambodia on December 29, 2008

December 12th: This was the last day of work this week. The other group continued scrapping and painting the community buildings and it was a tough go. Sometimes work is work. Group number two finished off the dream home and it was another day full of song, dance and thatching. After only one day on Read More…

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