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Lighting Up Guatemala for healthier families

October 29, 2019  |  Guatemala

Day 1 What an incredible “day one” of our Light Up Guatemala DWC trip! Guatemala is distinguished by steep volcanoes, vast rainforests and ancient Mayan sites. A team of 18 has come together from North... Read More

DWC 2019 Nepal Team Empowering Communities

October 18, 2019  |  Nepal

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 The Developing World Connections trip to work with Creating Possibilities Nepal in villages near Lamahi (Dang Province) is set to go after over a year of planning. The team consists of... Read More

Volunteer travels in Peru to benefit school children

May 21, 2019  |  Peru

Blog One 36 hours of travel and we have arrived! Its 2:00 am. We settle into our rooms for a short nap before setting out to explore Lima-such a beautiful city- full of history, culture,... Read More

Fort McMurray students volunteering in Lima

April 15, 2019  |  Peru

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... Read More

Volunteers Changing Lives In Sri Lanka

April 5, 2019  |  Sri Lanka

Is there enough meaningful work for all of us? Tired and exhausted after what seemed, for most of us at least, a very, very long journey, we gathered together to hear about our project and... Read More

Montreal students volunteer to restore watershed

March 13, 2019  |  Costa Rica

Following a long and tiring journey, everyone was eager to explore the sunny country of Costa Rica. The day began with mango picking in the beautiful Jardin de Mango, located at our lodging vicinity. Following... Read More

Students find hope-filled experiences in Cambodia

January 29, 2019  |  Cambodia

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... Read More

Timber Mart Lights Up Guatemala

December 12, 2018  |  Guatemala

Day 1: Monday, December 26, 2018 With Open Windows’ facility in dire need of a facelift, the Timbermart team jumped into action and put a fresh coat of paint on the bottom floor mezzanine area.... Read More

High School students immerse themselves in Cambodia

December 11, 2018  |  Cambodia

Day 1 Hey everyone it’s Catherine writing to you from Siem Reap, Cambodia!The trip from Toronto went very well, most of us slept the entire flight and once we arrived in Guangzhou we were all... Read More

Making an impact in Nepal

December 3, 2018  |  Nepal

DWC Nepal Team 2018 A large crowd of locals welcomed the DWC Nepal team of volunteers with a greeting of tikas and flowers. They are already making great progress on their home build… Community Lunch... Read More

Reflections on progress in Kenya

November 14, 2018  |  Kenya

Reflections on our first few days in Kenya 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... Read More

Revisiting Cambodia’s past with a new hope

October 30, 2018  |  Cambodia

Day 1: First Day Phnom Penh We arrived! After three flights and many hours we touched down in Phnom Penh. For four of us it was a return visit – for the other five it... Read More

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