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Softchoice Bridges The Digital Divide In The Philippines

February 26, 2018  |  Philippines

New Beginnings in Cebu: Softchoice February 26, 2018 Today was our first day in Cebu and oh, what a start! Upon our arrival at the school, we were greeted by 800 cheering students waving their... Read More

Aquinas students in solidarity with Cambodia

February 5, 2018  |  Cambodia

Bridging the gap Day 1 Today we worked on a project in a small rural community in Kep, Cambodia. Our group planned to construct one water gate and two latrines for the families. At first... Read More

Seeing a community grow in Kenya

January 3, 2018  |  Kenya

Safeguarding water access for kids in Kenya Our 2017 teams worked on a project to bring clean water to the Kirinyaga Primary School in the Naro Moru community. The rainwater collection tank provides clean drinking... Read More

Building Hope in Nepal

December 25, 2017  |  Nepal

Day 1 Today was day one of the Nepal home construction project. We commenced activities at the community centre building of our local partner, “Creating Possibilities We began digging with shovels and worked hard until... Read More

Students improving health for families

December 11, 2017  |  Cambodia

Stories of Survivors Day 1 – Phnom Penh Yesterday we visited Tuol Sleng, the genocide museum. Our guide was a survivor of the genocide and shared incredible stories of his experiences as well as stories... Read More

Inspiration in Sri Lanka

November 23, 2017  |  Sri Lanka

Embracing Challenges and Trepidation Picture this: 7 volunteers, 4 missed connections, and 3 lost pieces of luggage; hardly the image of a cohesive group to help one Sri Lankan family who nearly lost everything to... Read More

Urban Foundation in Peru

November 20, 2017  |  Peru

First Encounters: Urban Foundation at San Jose Obrero School November 19, 2017- From seaside to mountainside, the Urban Foundation group made our introductory trek to San Jose Obrero School (SJOS) early on Sunday morning to partake... Read More

Setting kids up for success in Peru

November 14, 2017  |  Peru

Day 1: A warm welcome Having never participated in a program like this before, I was looking forward to the first day with a mix of excitement and apprehension. Even though we were told that... Read More

Adventures in Cambodia

November 1, 2017  |  Cambodia

Monday, October 23, 2017 7am – The weekend is over and ,hi ho , hi ho–it’s back to work we go !Four new families , four more latrines to build.Were are no longer apprentices and... Read More

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

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