Globe Aware April 2014

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 SUMMER TRAVEL PLANS
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It’s never too early to start planning for summer break! This year try something meaningful to do with your family, a volunteer vacation. Explore, Serve, Give them a new perspective, change your life and theirs!

Listen in on this radio hosts’ discussion on why he decided to do just that: CLICK HERE

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“I have found my purpose in life. Everything I've learned or done professionally, I can apply in a place where my experience can make a difference.” Helen Boxwill, Long Island Newsday
 

Project Spotlight: Make a difference in the Costa Rica Rainforest

Costa Rica is a cultural and natural paradise but there is real need – come with us and see both!
 
Our Costa Rica rainforest program offers a unique opportunity to help small communities improve their well-being and create a sustainable future in ecologically important areas.

Past projects include:
  • Built pedestrian bridges
  • Built cabinas
  • Water project bringing fresh water to community
  • Setup first aid center
  • Built recycle stations
  • Leisure Activities
  • Nature Hikes
  • Horse-back riding
  • Cheese making
  • Coffee tasting
  • Bird watching
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Project Updates

rom1Romania: Work continues on the community center in Romania. In the coming weeks volunteers will be working on outside insulation, flooring, installing doors and windows, plaster, and painting. For those of you unfamiliar with our community center project, the center will eventually be host to education services provided to at-risk children and young adults in the local community.

guat2(1)Guatemala: The computer lab is well on its way to being completed and should be ready to host its first classes in the next couple of weeks. Roof and walls are completed and the flooring is just about done as well. Doors, windows, and painting remain on the to-do list. Look out for some completed shots in our next newsletter!

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Have Fun, Help People!
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Globe Aware in the News

“You’re Retired? How To Volunteer Overseas” – MoneyTalks News - CLICK HERE

“Holidays that Help” – Austin Woman - CLICK HERE

              
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