Inspired Words

Our volunteers share some of their experiences and memorable photos.


Team builds better futures in Costa Rica

Posted in Costa Rica on January 29, 2020

Our first full day began with a van drive to our site at Las Brisas School, from our base in Siquirres. Our host partners, Conchita and Marcos introduced the group volunteers to Favian, driver, translator and incredible helper, and Mario, school handyman and site maestro.

My 12th TRIP to Sri Lanka

Posted in TRIP Canada Program on August 26, 2019

Amalie Bruun has travelled on every volunteer trip to build in Sri Lanka since her first time in 2009. Her contribution is incredible and so is her love for the work we do and the people of Sri Lanka. Amalie’s full-time job is managing all the logistical and financial aspects of the production of a commercial or other content. As part of a recent assignment, she visited Sri Lanka and wrote this blog for us.

Aquinas students in solidarity with Cambodia

Posted in Cambodia on February 5, 2018

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 we were nervous because we had never done a project like this before, and we did not want to disrupt Read More…

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