Recent posts from: SJ2A San Juan DR 6-11


SJ2A Return Trip Information


Hello Family and Friends of SJ2A Glimpsers, We know you’re excited to see your Glimpsers after these two weeks, so below is the flight information and reminders for when and where to pick them up from the airport. Students will arrive at SFO airport at 12:48...

CAP Day 3; A legacy come to life


Today was the last day of our Community Action Project (CAP). During these three days, we helped the community of Suarez renovate and expand their public baseball field. Baseball is one of the most popular sports in Suarez as well as the Dominican Republic, and so...

Cap Day #1 and English Tutoring


The day has finally come where we are able to fulfill the goal that we set out to achieve upon joining Global Glimpse and meeting the Suarez community. All of our planning, preparation, and community engagement will come into fruition. We started the day off by taking...

Deconstructing Poverty in Relation to Global Business


This morning, we woke up at 6:00 AM. We then walked to Rosaura’s, ate breakfast there, and had a mental warm up where we learned about the sugarcane industry and poverty in the Dominican Republic. After, we had a one hour bus ride to Plataforma Vida, where we talked...

FREE DAY #2 AND ENGLISH TUTORING


Today was very different for everyone, as it was either long or it was quickly over, it was either fun or it was frustrating, and it was either tiring or it was exciting. All of this somehow came on a “free day.” We got to sleep in for the first time in awhile, waking...

Working Like a Local


Working norms vary from country to counrty. Today, we, the glimpsers, were able to experience first hand the labor of those working the coffee plantations in the Dominican Republic. The day began at 6:00am in the morning, just as the sun began to rise. As we rode to...