Recent posts from: CH1A Chitre 6-6-2019


Funtastic day at the Pool


Bonding with each other gave us a glimpse of one another and today was a day we took the time to communicate deeply. We got to see what bonding really meant to us. Arriving at our destination was a secret resort with a pool for all of us to enjoy. Just kidding, it was...

CAP 3, We Did That!


Today was our Community Action Project (CAP) 3 Execution, and our last day to finish the CAP Project. On top of that pressure to finish, we were also both Lideres Del Dia. We are usually the ones who are not leaders, so this pushed us out of our comfort zone. We both...

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work


Happy Father’s Day! Today June 16 we continued our Community Action Project (CAP) at Escuela Paris de Parita. Beforehand we ate breakfast at Café Caney, which is a time for us to bond. After breakfast the Leaders of the day Kathy B. and Isabella A., Glimpsers...

Leaving our Mark


Tiffany: June 15, 2019. Like many of us, I have looked forward to this day before I even embarked on this trip to Panama. Today marked our first day of our Community Action Project (CAP).  When we woke up at 7:00 a.m., we came out of my room with looks of excitement...

Poverty isn’t just about money


Today, the Glimpsers visited Hogar Leonistico para Ancianos de Azuero, a senior citizen home in Chitré. This organization provides care for abandoned and unsupported seniors by offering: housing, meals, physical therapy, health care, etc. The residents of Hogar...

Saving Our Mentalities and the Mangrove Forests


The environmental crisis is, in my opinion and scientifically, one of the most pertinent issues that lie on the human population at the moment. Whenever the environment comes to mind, the first problem that comes to mind is global warming: the concept where light...

Finca Pamel


Today we learned about ecotourism at a local family owned farm. The family there taught us about their land’s history and they mentioned a lot about the Spaniards that were a part of the land a LOOOOONNNG time ago. We hiked up a hill and found bits and pieces of old...