Guatemala: Arrival to day 3

¡Hola! Greetings from Guatemala. We arrived in San Martin, Guatemala, after two plane rides and a three hour long bus ride. When we arrived, we settled in at our hostel and drove to Pacoxpon, one of the villages where we are working this year. The opening ceremonies were held at the primary school in Pacoxpon, where […]

Nepal: Last Blog Post

Blog Post 7.7.16 What a wonderful last few days! We were able to completely finish the patio and the wall structures for the canteen. Not only that, but we also painted the outside of the school as well as murals within each one. The students were so excited to see the transformation that occurred, as […]

Nepal: Almost to an end

7.5.16 Our trip has gone by so quickly! We are having an amazing time here in Nepal. To recap, on Saturday we had our excursion day. We visited a few different Hindu temples and then we visited the Monkey Temple, which is a Buddhist Stupa. It rained on the second half of our day, when […]

Madagascar June: Winding Down

Over the past three days the team has been working diligently to finish the square foot gardens, begin the brick making of the classroom, and helping the eager woman of the village learn to sew. These projects are coming close to completion, and the team is really pulling together to get everything done before we […]

Team Nepal: Recap of Week 1

Blog Post 7.1.16 Our first week in Nepal has flown by quickly, but one thing is certain, each of us has fallen in love with the beauty that is found within every part of their outstanding culture. Each individual who lives here is unbelievably generous, especially considering that they have so much less than us. […]

Madagascar June: Day 4

6-30-16 We have now reached day four here in Ambohidranomanga. In addition to performing construction projects and giving lessons to the kids, we have had the opportunity to travel deeper into the capital city of Antananarivo and teach adults lessons on business. They are all eager to learn from us and hear what we have […]

Nepal: Arrival and Opening Ceremonies

Blog Post 6.29.16 We have arrived safely in Nepal! We arrived on Sunday the 26th , we were all so tired after such long flights. Our flight schedule was crazy! We flew from Salt Lake to LA which was only an hour and a half, and we had a 5-hour layover in LA. From LA we […]

Madagascar June: Arrived Safe and Sound!

Well, we’re here. Our flights here weren’t the most pleasant, but we made it through. Our trip consisted of 4 plane rides: SLC to Chicago- 3 hours Chicago to London- 8 hours London to Nirobi, Kenya- 9 hours Nirobi to Madagascar- 3 hours That’s not mentioning our layovers. The longest layover was in London and […]

Team Kenya: Wrapping Things Up!

The last blog ended on Monday night, at the beginning of our trip, before anything had really started. It is now Saturday, almost the end of our trip, so I will attempt to fill you in on what each committee has done throughout the week. Education committee put on an awesome English Camp from Monday to […]

Thailand June: A whirlwind of emotions

Thailand June finished their last day of work in the village. Accomplishment, exhilaration, and gratitude are common feelings usually experienced by this point. Although, when it comes time to say goodbye to community members who we have worked alongside so tirelessly, some individuals can’t help but feel entirely indebted. These relationships are truly life changing. “DAY 9: […]