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Fun and hard work in Cambodia

October 20, 2017  |  Cambodia

Wow, what an amazing start to our journey here in Cambodia. So much fun to connect with previous friends from the 2016 Nepal trip, 6 of us were reunited with Jen Baillee as our team... Read More

Happy surprises in Guatemala

October 17, 2017  |  Guatemala

Saturday, October 7, 2017 Arrived in Antigua late at night. Sunday, October 8, 2017Being a Sunday, we had a walking tour of Antigua. We went to a Jade factory and saw how they cut the... Read More

Kamloops Boys and Girls Club Youth Council in Guatemala

August 18, 2017  |  Guatemala

August 18, 2017 Today started with a wondrous sleep, even if we only slept until 6am. At 7am we had a scrumptious breakfast. We got to choose we wanted so I got hot chocolate and... Read More

Balmoral students build for kids in Peru

May 17, 2017  |  Peru

May 18 Although this was our last day of work, it was definitely our best. We started off with an uneventful morning full of sanding, chipping, brick organizing and water carrying. It was a surprise... Read More

Lucky 13 for TRIP team to Sri Lanka

April 26, 2017  |  Sri Lanka

April 25 Here’s a last look at this fantastic team at work! April 24 Last night we had an incredible dinner at Palm Paradise – a hotel many of the previous volunteers will remember having... Read More

Building a home for a Guatemalan family

April 19, 2017  |  Guatemala

April 29 It is hard to imagine how much delight three rooms can give to a family, but this is what the Developing World Connections team in Duenas, Guatemala, experienced when they built a home... Read More

Team Bodwell heads to Peru

April 7, 2017  |  Peru

Thursday, April 20Today was our last day at San Jose Abrero. It was nice to see the improvements we made but also recognize how much more work needs to be done. Only with programs like... Read More

Building a better school for Peru’s children

March 20, 2017  |  Peru

March 13 Hola! Today is our first day working at San Jose Obrero, a school in a very poor area of Villa Maria del Triunfo. It is also the first day of the new school... Read More

Hot sun, warm hearts in India

March 6, 2017  |  India

March 17 The final day dawned pretty much like our other days in Rajasthan: clear, hot and sunny. The difference was that today we did not have to work.  Today was all about celebrating how... Read More

Schools join for Guatemala

March 6, 2017  |  Guatemala

March 6 and 7On the morning of March 6, we visited the Eco-Filtro, a water purification factory, and took a tour. We learned two things: that culture acceptance is important, which is why chlorine cant... Read More

Adventure in Guatemala

February 28, 2017  |  Guatemala

March 1 Hola from San Miguel Duenas. After another delicious breakfast at Fernando’s, we spent our final day at open windows, finishing murals, reading stories with children, playing games such as Stella Ella Olla, Squirt... Read More

Smiles greet volunteers to Cambodia

January 30, 2017  |  Cambodia

Feb. 4 Today, Saturday February 4, the students started the day by going to the beautiful Angkor Wat temple in Siem Reap. The temple is one of the seven wonders of the world and built... Read More

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