2018 Trip Blogs

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The Power of Minga, Community Gathering, in Ecuador

Glimpsers and members of the Guaranda community proudly unveil their newly painted school that truly reflects the vibrancy of Ecuadorian culture. In partnership with local organizations and leaders, students gained a stronger sense of social responsibility and are equipped to better understand the complexities of service projects in a developing country. ... READ MORE

Recent Posts

Immigration Day

¿Qué lo qué? Today we went to Elias Piñas near the Dominican-Haitian border, where we visited the Museo Bicultural de la Frontera. There, we learned about the different traditions from Haiti and the Dominican Republic, and we also learned the similarities and unique qualities of each. After the Museum, we went to the Market which occurs on... READ MORE


Hey yall! It’s Amanda and Emily and we’re your LDDs (Líderes del Día) for today. We started off the day a little tired because we had to wake everyone up at 6AM. We guess it wasn’t that bad cause we got to see the sun rise. After everybody got up, we took our daily walk to Rosaura’s for a delicious breakfast. Then we took a short bus ride while... READ MORE

Day 12: CAP Delivery #1

Today we started our Community Action Project (CAP) with high energy and enough momentum to keep us going through the next few days. We started with an early wakeup at 7:30 AM and had a filling breakfast of oatmeal and fruits, courtesy of Dilenia’s. Soon after that we got ready with a chant to hype ourselves up for the long day ahead and... READ MORE

Getting to know you

Hey guys! My name is Maria, and I go to Davis Senior High School. Some of my favorite things include: social media, traveling, listening to music, and trying new food. I’m actually from Ecuador, so I’m beyond happy I was given this opportunity to do something like this in a country that holds such importance to my heart. I am so so so... READ MORE

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