Recent posts from: Constanza1 – 7/25/2017


Free Day#2!


Today was free day #2. We woke up at 8 am with a good wakeup call followed by an amazing breakfast that consisted of cereal and milk. We then got to explore the city of Constanza on our own. Our first stop was the supermarket, so that we could stock up on our snacks....

Deconstructing Poverty Day


Hey everyone, I hope after reading this post you’ll get a “glimpse” into our day. As a group, we started off the day by getting ready to travel to an amazing school called Cecaini. Cecaini was founded in 2000 by a pastor and his wife to give...

A Day at the Cascada


A risky yet adventurous day at Parque Nacional Valle Nuevo. Today was filled with crazy adventures that we would’ve never experienced in Chicago. Our day started with a bumpy ride up the mountains to get to Aguas Blancas, which is the name of the waterfall we...

Take Me Out To The Ball Game!


Today’s theme was Aid and Development. The day started off normally with a bright and early (also loud) wakeup call at 7am followed by a delicious, as per usual, breakfast of toast and scrambled eggs made by Dilenia of course. After eating, we fired ourselves up with...

Free Day


Today was our first “Free Day.” Students had the freedom to explore the city of Constanza with the GGLs. Our stops included the souvenir shop, the basketball court, and the pastry shop. We were able to immerse ourselves in the Dominican culture by delving...
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