Monthly Archives: October 2011

Extrospection

This week we found out how valuable our time at the orphanage is to the children and to the “tias”.  The “tias” know that we are there because we want to help the children and that we want to make … Continue reading

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Calculus of Service: Orphanage Work in Bolivia

Every Tuesday and Friday from three to seven, we head to Pedacito de Cielo, an orphanage for boys affected by HIV/AIDS that is run by a charitable foundation based here in Cochabamba.  This large house sits on an about an … Continue reading

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Throughout our experience thus far with Amizade, we have come to realize that the scrutiny of service is an essential part of the program. We all believe that providing service to the community which we live will not only benefit … Continue reading

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Salam kutoka Tanzania (greetings from Tanzania)

Kayanga is definitely starting to feel like home and all of our service placements have successfully fallen into place. We have started to form relationships at MAVUNO, WOMEDA and Aprofi, and each day we arrive feeling more comfortable. Water tanks … Continue reading

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One of the most important parts of our time here in Cochabamba is our service at the Pedacito de Cielo (Little Piece of Heaven) Orphanage.  The orphanage is part of the Fundacion Niños Con Valor which was founded in Cochabamba … Continue reading

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  Participating in a service-learning program is a new idea to all of us. We landed in Uganda with three different ideas of what the next three months were going to entail. As we begin our service programs we are … Continue reading

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