Empowering a Community

One of the best parts of Guatemala I have observed so far is the sense of community and the desire to help others, even when there is no immediate, or even ultimate gain for the person doing the helping. With such small towns and villages, often living in extreme poverty, I have seen community members, […]

By |March 18th, 2014|Flex Volunteer, Guatemala|0 Comments

Whose Volunteer Experience is This Anyway?

In a world that’s centered around the “me” concept, the idea of an internship that is 1. Unpaid, 2. In a foreign country, and 3. Costs money to participate in, is quite frankly ridiculous to some and a waste of time to others. Almost immediately after telling people about my experience they would inevitably ask, […]

By |February 26th, 2014|Campus Fellows, Guatemala, United States|0 Comments