Today the volunteers all moved to a new worksite, new families and new experiences.
Our volunteers share some of their experiences and memorable photos.
Today the Sri Lankan workers seemed more comfortable directing us and making their expectations known.
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.
Sixteen students and three staff from Father Mercredi School boarded a plane in Fort McMurray, Alberta at 12:45 am on April 11th. Twenty-four hours later they were boarding a bus at the Lima airport, heading to the guest house they would be calling home for the next six days. This is where the adventure begins!
When Team 15 starts building April 15th, a number of new volunteers will join the TRIP Canada family.
We met our 8 new and old DWC friends (Jim, Cathy, Alicia, Terri1, Terry2, Jen, Chris and Russ) at YVR where we began a long and happily uneventful day and a half long journey to Kenya. Our first test was at the Kenya border where a very fast and efficient system accepted our on line or on site visa applications.
We arrived! After three flights and many hours we touched down in Phnom Penh. For four of us it was a return visit – for the other five it was a brand new, exciting experience!
DWC’s inaugural Costa Rica team is empowering rural communities
A DWC Adult and Family team traveled to Kenya in July 2018 to improve water access for a local school
We arrived in Lima in the early morning hours. We were picked up and taken to our hotel where we promptly checked in and went to sleep.
After a few hours of rest and some wandering Miraflores, we were picked up at the hotel by our tour guide, Astrid, from Llama Path. We were escorted by bus passed the Leap the Monk and La Herradura beach, two interesting tourist stops in Lima.