Inspired Words

Our volunteers share some of their experiences and memorable photos.


DWC’s TRIP Canada Team 15 Off to an Awesome Start

Posted in TRIP Canada Program on April 16, 2019

All of the 17 volunteers arrived at Moonstone Villas, our home for the next 12 days, Sunday afternoon. Jet lag aside, Monday morning everyone was up at the crack of dawn for breakfast, a briefing and 7:45 departure to our three worksites. We were all excited to get going.

Fort McMurray students volunteering in Lima

Posted in Peru on April 15, 2019

Sixteen students and three staff from Father Mercredi School boarded a plane in Fort McMurray, Alberta at 12:45 am on April 11th. Twenty-four hours later they were boarding a bus at the Lima airport, heading to the guest house they would be calling home for the next six days. This is where the adventure begins!

Volunteers changing lives in Sri Lanka

Posted in Sri Lanka on April 5, 2019

…we marveled at work done by previous project teams and all secretly wondered if we’d be up to the challenge or, more importantly, be able to make a similar difference in people’s lives…

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 TRIP Canada Program 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.

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