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 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 […]

give and receive

 A volunteer learns that in working with children, you give and receive in Peru more than you expect. Each day is similar yet unique. We are in a much different place than we were a week ago. PPA now feels like a second home. Today we carried various bags of new toys, books, and school […]

Using Your Professional Skills as a Volunteer

Health Care Global Volunteer Laurie describes parent-child education lesson through the Reaching Children’s Potential Program in Anse la Raye.   It is Friday, which means Team Building Day at the library! My teammate Gabby and I have been anxiously awaiting this day, because we are the “expert” presenters, for the entire day from 9:30am to […]