Inspired Words

Our volunteers share some of their experiences and memorable photos.


DWC’s Trip Canada in Sri Lanka: Joy, concern and accomplishments

Posted in TRIP Canada Program on April 25, 2019

Such a wonderful start to our last day arriving at Adeesha’s to participate in the blessing ceremony for his home. We were warmly welcome by the family and the traditional celebration began. Jaynatha presented all the volunteers with a wreath of flowers and Lalith followed with a leaf from the Boda tree. After the ribbon cutting ceremony, we were all invited inside to light candles as a blessing for the new home.

DWC’s TRIP Canada in Sri Lanka: Our Last Work Day!

Posted in TRIP Canada Program on April 25, 2019

Everyone is raring to go. Lots of parging, painting, flooring to do and of course the inevitable sand sifting. Today we will give gifts to the families and tips to the workers to thank them for working through their New Year’s holiday. The volunteers have brought loads of presents and everyone chipped in some rupees. By days end…..

Planning for Sri Lanka 2019

Posted in TRIP Canada Program on December 7, 2018

Volunteering is glorious, hard work, inspiring, challenging and rewarding. You will laugh, you will cry and you will come home knowing you made a difference in someone else’s life.

Building safe shelter and a nurturing environment for children

Posted in TRIP Canada Program on December 7, 2018

Several years ago we learned about a nearby orphanage that was started as a home for children who lost their parents in the 2004 tsunami. As there is a continuing need in the community for safe shelter and a nurturing environment for more children, DWC’s TRIP Canada agreed to complete a second building.

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