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.
Our volunteers share some of their experiences and memorable photos.
…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…
There are 17 volunteers packing their bags and finalizing plans for the trip to Sri Lanka.
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.
Team 15 – April 2019 – Lots to Build!
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Canadian High School Team volunteering in Guatemala
Brenda’s House Visit: Margarett, Jennifer and I went to a girl’s house that lived by the school and it was a eye opening experience seeing how much she can do with so little. Their house is about the size of a normal hotel suite for one person. They don’t have plumbing and the electricity doesn’t work most of the time. She lives there with her mom and dad but they’re not around to help her because they’re busy working.
On this February trip led by Cathy Greven, a DWC team is working in the Tangalle region of Sri Lanka with Navajeevana, our non-profit, in-country host partner. Specifically, volunteers are building a day care and bus shelter that will make a big difference to people needing Navajeevana’s services.