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The end AND the beginning.

One of my favorite components of the Me to We trip is the leadership aspect. The trip is not solely about working in the communities and  learning about the Nicaraguan culture. 351 more words

El Trapiche Water Walk

The water walk is an important activity on the Me to We trip. We were able to spend the morning with a community mama and experience the walk she once had to make in order to retrieve water for her family. 188 more words

El Trapiche work

 Some work pictures…..

                                                              

The students made the work site a little safer for the students by putting a little wall around the rocks. It’s a good thing the gators are strong! 72 more words

Working in El Trapiche

The Xavier Gators left behind their friends, families and the comforts of their lives to travel to Nicaragua to volunteer their time in the community of El Trapiche. 132 more words

Volcano Masaya

The volcanoes have erupted several times in the past and was feared by both the indigenous people and the Spanish conquerors.

        

The Spanish named the volcano “La Boca del Infierno” and planted the cross “La Cruz de Bobadilla”, named after Father Francisco Bobadilla, in the 16th century in order to exorcise the devil. 144 more words

Montibelli Reserve

Montibelli is a natural reserve located just 45 minutes from Managua. Most of the reserve is covered with tropical dry forest, and has many different types of animals and plants. 186 more words

Take Action Camp 2014

For roughly the last week I’ve been in Bethany, Ontario, I experienced something so great that I can’t even explain how great it was. I met so many wonderful people that inspired me and made me feel so welcome and so warm and fuzzy (no pun intended)! 245 more words