2018 Trip Blogs

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[email protected] a San Juan de la Maguana

Global Glimpse Program Coordinators Kimberly and Andrea send a warm welcome to the Dominican Republic as students get ready for summer travel. Favorite part of the upcoming trip? Living Like a Local Day and the Community Action project, in collaboration with local organizations in Guanito! ... READ MORE

Recent Posts

Community Action Project: Day 1 of 2

“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” -Benjamin Franklin Hello from your leaders of the day: Gene, Albert, and Jeremy! Today, our Glimpsers had the opportunity to be involved in an incredibly ambitious project with the intent of helping the community. Our Community Action Project (CAP) is the culmination of... READ MORE

Culture Day – Masks and Dancing in Constanza!

Hello everyone! Today we had a really fun time exploring the culture of Constanza. We started off learning how to make masks in the morning, learned bachata and merengue in the afternoon, and then learned about English tutoring and planned our first English lessons this evening. I know some of you must be wondering about the food, so I’m going to... READ MORE

Day 5: Living Like a Local

Today we experienced something most of us have never experienced before. Last night at 10:00 PM the electricity and water were shut down. We were each given a five gallon bucket of water to do tasks such: as brushing our teeth, showering, and going to the bathroom for a whole 24 hours. With no electricity we had no fan and no lights, making it... READ MORE


Today was our Community Action Project where the Glimpsers decided to clean up and repaint the outside mural of the Fundacion un Nuevo Futuro. We chose this project because the sign on the gate was ruined by graffiti. We created smaller groups to be in charge of materials, CAP planning, and design. The Glimpsers worked extra hard today to push... READ MORE

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