Recent posts from: C2B Constanza 7-8-2019


Shifting the Narrative


We started our day off with a homey breakfast of pancakes. Then we took a bus to the dump, where we got to tour the dump. The dump collects all of the trash from Constanza, which is a lot of trash. Some of the people we met lived at the dump or were contracted by city...

Reaching for the Top


We woke up at 6:30 am and started our day to a wonderful breakfast! Thanks to Miguelito. After having about 10 minutes after breakfast to get prepared for our day, we hopped on a safari bus to Aguas Blancas. Arriving at Aguas Blanca, we, as a group, were immediately...

A Cucumber Day


In the morning, we arrived at the greenhouse to meet with our speaker, Alberto Quezada, who is an amazing family man who inherited his family’s farm. Alberto spoke to the group about how his farm operates, and we asked questions and received very motivational words....

Haitian Immigration


Today was immigration day. Since Haiti is a neighboring country, we have learned, through a documentary, the difficulties of getting Dominican citizenship, such as being ignored by the authorities. Unfortunately, children that are born in the Dominican Republic that...

In the eyes of a local…the hardships and love!


Many of us come from the city life, but today, we all got a taste of local Dominican life. Our experience started with an interesting challenge, we were to continue our day without electricity, running water, and other necessities. Instead, we had candles and matches,...

Soaking up Knowledge


Today was an exciting day because we were able to rest and recharge and continue to bond with one another. We were also given the opportunity to explore the town with our GG youth ambassadors. Some of us went to the bakery to buy some delicious treats like churros,...

Responding to Community Needs


Have you ever wondered what it would be like to meet a community in a foreign country and have a conversation with them about their daily lives? Would you expect them to be kind or shy? Well, today the Global Glimpsers had the opportunity to do so! The community that...