Community Partner since 2012.

We are “Breaking Ground!”

Message of the Day:  “Be the change you want to see in the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi  Abna said he would turn two in September, but I could have sworn U. was only six months old.  He couldn’t talk, and he only recently learned to walk, but boy could he cry. We only stayed in […]

Happiness Never Decreases by Being Shared

Day 4, Wednesday, Feb 26, 2014 Message of the Day: Thousand of candles can be lit from a single, and the life of the candle will not be shortened.  Happiness never decreases by being shared. Buddha We arrived in St. Lucia on their Independence Day as they were celebrating their freedom to forge their own […]

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Helping Students to Love Learning

Message of the Day: “I learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou Our message of the day inspires and reminds us as to why we are here, a written reminder we can read/share with friends this […]

ST. LUCIANS’ DIFFERENCES IN ACHIEVEMENT

We began at the Global Volunteers Resource Room at JJ’s, selecting some donated materials to add to the curriculum at Kids Steps. Carolyn and Susan spent the day at Kids Steps, including helping the children learn to write their own names; about a third of the four and five year olds are unable to do […]

Earth Box Progress in Anse La Raye

  Today was the last day for “TEAM EARTHBOX” to give service in Anse la Raye. We have been fortunate to be lead by Marie-Louise Reid,  a community member absolutely passionate and very knowledgeable about agriculture in St Lucia. The team started debriefing and discussing about the work that had been covered over the week and […]

St Lucia Earth Boxes

Today was an extremely hot day out! Team Earth Box set out to replant the Earth Boxes that had been left at the two Early Childhood Centre’s in Anse La Raye. At the Kid’s Step Preschool there was a buzz of activity with kids singing, teachers instructing and privileged Global Volunteers assisting with the children […]

The Children Make all the Difference – St. Lucia

The task in my mind start to ponder as I am getting off the bus today. What can I do to truly make a difference at the school today? The kids smiling and greeting us as we exited can only put bigger smiles on our face! The true joy of happiness fills my heart instantly! […]

Helping Kids With So Much Potential in St. Lucia

helping kids in St. Lucia

Overall, it was a really good day helping kids with so much potential in St. Lucia.  I’ve been working at Kids Step Early Learning Center, where this morning, we had our daily assembly of singing songs and announcing news. When we switched off into our separate teaching groups, I read a book to the tiny […]

Making Progress Through Hundreds of Interactions

Some volunteers were able to participate in an early morning yoga class offered by one of the volunteers. We met for an excellent breakfast and had our team meeting right after breakfast.  Warren drove all the volunteers to their assigned locations. It was a rainy day, but there were periods of clear weather. I was […]

Tomorrow we begin anew

Monday morning~ After breakfast and morning meeting – we departed for our assignments.  Margaret & I were off to a meeting at Marigot Secondary School with Principal DuJohn, Vernett James, the youth officer from the Dept. of Ministry, and Ms Fitz &Ms James – teachers from the Home Economics & Agriculture program. We gathered to […]