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January 28, 2015: Creating Lasting Change

January 28, 2015  |  Cambodia

Today was our last day at the work site in Kep.  I worked mostly by laying bricks and cementing down things.  Quite an adventure, I’d have to say!  I worked closely with a local that... Read More

Friday Oct 24th: Final Thoughts And A Bittersweet Goodbye

October 24, 2014  |  India

With Bob feeling under the weather and out for the count with a head cold the rest of us set off to sightsee the Chittoorgarh Fort. It is located a few kilometers south of Bhilwara... Read More

Wednesday, Oct 22nd: “Chalo!” aka “Let’s Go!”

October 24, 2014  |  India

So today was a morning much like all the rest in the sense that it started with Bob’s yoga class and a full on spicy breakfast. We knew that today was going to involve a... Read More

Monday Oct 20th: First day for some

October 22, 2014  |  India

Not surprisingly, we returned to the job site this morning to find that an incredible amount of work had been done over the weekend. The entire length of the wall (27 meters) is now about... Read More

Tuesday Oct 21st: Pump it Up!

October 22, 2014  |  India

With today being the last full working day on the project there was widespread enthusiasm amongst the team to make it a productive one. Despite being a man down, with Bob showing some signs of... Read More

October 19th: The ride of your life!

October 21, 2014  |  India

The adventure through the city of Udaipur continued today and our first mission was simple, to find crackers/fireworks. With the celebrations of Diwali only days away we wanted to be prepared, as well as show... Read More

August 9th: Family Day in Kathmandu

August 9, 2014  |  Nepal

Our Saturday morning began with a nice family breakfast at the Eco hotel consisting of pancakes, hash browns, and granola. The Canadian food was a nice change after nearly three weeks of dal baht in... Read More

Aug 8th: Sad Goodbyes and the Long Drive Back

August 8, 2014  |  Nepal

Today was another day filled with mixed emotions as we finally said goodbye to Lamahi. After an early breakfast we wasted no time hopping on the bus and beginning our 10 hour drive back to... Read More

August 7th: Final day at Unako and Sincere Thanks to Bill Adams, Maddie Adams, and Miles Marchand!

August 8, 2014  |  Nepal

Today was our last day working on the Unako House project.  My mind is so full of things I want to share, I don’t even know where to start…Our favourite breakfast was served right on... Read More

August 6th: Bricks, panels, windows, and grout

August 7, 2014  |  Nepal

The work day at UNAKO house began with some heavy lifting. We all worked together to transport hundreds of bricks to the top level. After that we split off into groups, each with a specific... Read More

August 4th: Visit to the local school and the work begins again.

August 5, 2014  |  Nepal

Another amazing day in hot Nepal! The morning started with a traditional breakfast of roti and eggs accompanied by milky tea that would rival anything from Starbucks! Then on to the bus for a 40... Read More

August 3rd: The Families arrive in Dang to a Tikka filled Welcome!

August 5, 2014  |  Nepal

The inspiring welcoming ceremony made our two families realize why we started down this endeavour. The young women who have been empowered by this IWEN, DWC and Creating Possibilities project made all our efforts over... Read More

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