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Why it is time to stop Orphanage Volunteering

Last July, when I was in Arusha, Tanzania I stayed at a Tanzanian-run hotel that is a popular launching off point for safaris and Kilimanjaro climbs. 1,747 more words


Journey to the Unknown

Ho Chi Minh City, May 17 2016 Today is the day! The start of my Global Citizen Programme in Vietnam. It is a six week of international volunteering exchange that, as an AIESEC manager, I have been selling to CityU students for the last two semesters. 260 more words


Reflections on Team 12

Reflections on a very worthwhile project, incredible volunteers and wonderful children.

Just back from another trip to Sri Lanka and my mind is filled with people: 481 more words

International Volunteering

Unfinished Business.

SO, I am actually home now … but I have a couple blogs written (or partially written) about the last week in India, and about the initial coming home, that I didn’t get a chance to post before coming home due to some poor (or inexistent) wifi ;) Ah the lovely Delhi Airport Inn …. 1,114 more words


She believed she could, & so she did.

So this past week has been an action packed one (wait, action packed in India, no way!?). Full disclosure: I am feeling a little strange right now, because I have actually had an overall fabulous week, with numerous amazing things happening…but am not in a great place emotionally right now, so feel it is tainting my ability to write about those highs. 1,243 more words


Pre-blog Journal Entry, March 20th, officially in INDIA

I’ll start off my first India post with an obligatory “On the plane to India…. see you in one month Canada!!!” selfie ;)

I am in India!!!! 998 more words


By the skin of my teeth

Now in New York City, fighting jet lag….and missing a Nor’easter)

I almost missed the inauguration of the Oral Health Clinic at Pallium India. This clinic will fill an important need for rehabilitation patients, patients who are chronically ill, and the patients who are terminally ill with painful dental problems. 358 more words

Palliative Care, Health Care, Cance