Recent posts from: SJ2A San Juan Maguana 6-16-2019


The trip home


We are up at 4 am for the bus ride back to Santo Domingo. There are minimal groans as people are excited to be headed home.  We bid fare well to Monsenor Pittini as the bus leaves at 4:45. Breakfast and lunch to go arrive just in time from Rosaura’s to head out with...

Hasta luego, San Juan!


As the trip has come to a close, it is time for us to reflect on the things we learned and experienced and how it affects us going forward. Final reflection was bittersweet for everyone, because at the same time we were itching to go home, we also found it hard to say...

The Second to Last Day


Today, the second to last day, and possibly the weirdest and most fun of them all. We started off the day with breakfast that came about an hour late, and we were all ravenous until the providers arrived with some delicious fruit and some wonderful American Frosted...

Big Love


Goodbye was the theme of today as we had to leave both the Suárez community and our English tutoring classes. Over the past 3 days, we have formed strong bonds and relationships with the people of Suárez through living with them as well as working collectively on the...

SJ2A Return Trip Information


Hello Families and Friends of SJ2A Glimpsers, We know you are all eager to see your students return home! We thought we would share a reminder about the return flight information so you know when and where to pick them up from the airport once they’ve arrived....

Chipping Away History


Splashing, smiling, and painting sums up the second day of the Community Action Project. From the first time we went to Suarez, the kids were filled with joy, constant laughter, and smiles. One aspect of today’s adventure to Suarez that was different was that we...

The Little Details…


Today was the first day of working on our community action project! A few days ago, we visited the town of Suarez to experience living like a local and got to know the community and its members. Today, we went back to Suarez and began the renovation of their...