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Academy & San Pedro

Today marks the first day of working with real, live students this summer.  No, the school year hasn’t officially started; this was at what we call “Academy.”  Earlier this summer, SJBS (my school) and SMBS (the other nearby school BECA partners with) students both had the chance to attend summer camp run by month-long volunteers.   1,082 more words


Home, Sweet Home!

I’ve officially moved into my more permanent residence for the rest of the year.  I’m in “Flag-partment,” one of the three sets of rooms on the third floor of a building in the center of town.   729 more words


Greetings from Cofradía!

Hi everyone! I am writing to you from the comfort of the cutest air conditioned coffee shop in all of Cofradía. That grand title is, of course, only based on my limited time here, which outside of two years ago, has amounted to almost exactly 3 full days (with Monday having been a full day of travel). 1,203 more words



So in just less than 10 days, I will be on my way to Uganda where I will be spending 6 weeks teaching in a very rural and limited school in the Kanungu District in South West Uganda. 344 more words

On Volunteering At Home and Abroad-Problems and Recommendations

The Volunteer. The Organization. The Task

Last night we finished working with our second service project. The Co-Founder of Corazón de Dahlia, Señora Laura left us with a heartening speech where she told us to remember and never forget what we saw here in Saylla, and that we can all do our part for the children in Peru. 708 more words

Thank you UNiDAYS

A little post to appreciate the generosity of such an incredible organisation! Sometimes you don’t realise the extent that companies are willing to go above and beyond to help others. 159 more words