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Leadership and Learning: Community Action Project Day 1!

Leadership and Learning: Community Action Project Day 1!

Helloooo!!!!!!!  Aidan and Elizabeth here! The wake-up call today was at 7 am, but we got up at 6:45 am. Actually, Elizabeth got up at 6:00 am. Aidan’s alarm was set for 6:45 pm (Elizabeth had to wake up Aidan) LOL. After organizing the group for breakfast, we left for Martiniano Guerrero Freire School at ... READ MORE

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Hey everyone, My name is David Marine and today I woke up at 6:30AM as always to wake up all the boys in my room so we can shower and get ready. Then, at 7:45 I proceeded to make sure to wake up the girls, (8:00AM was wake up time). Then I had everyone at the table at breakfast table at 8:25AM and Diego made us rice, beans, and eggs but sausage... READ MORE

Day 13 – Final Reflection

As Day 13 comes to end, we have finally made it to the end of our trip in Jarabacoa, Dominican Republic. Today we started off with a 7am wake up call and then had breakfast at 8am. We then went on a journey throughout town and went to 2 souvenir shops then to Melaza smoothie shop. And after that, we headed back to the ranch and enjoyed lunch at... READ MORE

Environmental Conservation

Hey family and friends, Today was a pretty chill and relaxed day, starting with a smooth wake up and an amazing breakfast by the one and only Diego. After breakfast we decided to head to the mini-mart which is just a regular bodega but to us it was so much more than that. Finding snacks that we fell in love with, we decided to buy bulks of snacks... READ MORE

Day 12 – CAP Day 3

Day 12 completed. We’ve completed our work on the aquaduct! We started our day with the wake up call at 7am and then breakfast at 8am. After that, we went to the community of Hatillo and began working at 9am and then stopped at 11am to back to the ranch for lunch. It was a productive and rewarding turnout. Today I(Abianna) was time keeper... READ MORE