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Wednesday, 12 February 2014 15:26

Globe Aware in Guatemala

Globe Aware in Guatemala. The project Ix-is based in El Remate, Peten, Guatemala, a small lakeside community, located midway between the International Airport in Flores and the ancient Mayan ruins of Tikal (30 km.) History Project began in August 1995 in a small lakeside building loaned by a local resident.…
Thursday, 24 October 2013 17:59

Family Volunteer Vacation in Cambodia

A Dallas family’s week-long volunteer vacation in Cambodia harvested a new global perspective for their four children, ages 10-17. Feeling that their kids were at an age where they were ready for a different type of travel experience, parents Stan and Lezlie decided a family service trip with Globe Aware…

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Thursday, 01 August 2013 00:00

Traveling With Purpose

Summer 2013 Reserve Magazine by Clare Curley “Traveling with Purpose: Volunteer Vacations” Three years ago Kimberly Haley-Coleman and her two young daughters, then 4 and 6, took an unlikely trip. They traveled from Dallas, Texas, to southeast Ghana and immersed themselves in the local culture while building educational facilities for…

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Wednesday, 23 January 2013 18:00

Christmas in Cambodia

Texas family spend Christmas in Cambodia on volunteer vacation with Globe Aware St. Michael's Catholic Academy Freshman Quentin Bentzin and his family traveled to Siem Reap, Cambodia, over Christmas on a family service trip. The group of 14 did a variety of service work, including assembling wheelchairs donated by www.freewheelchairmission.…

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Saturday, 21 April 2012 23:58

Coming Home After Volunteering Overseas

Coming Home After Volunteering Overseas Surviving the Transition and Staying Involved By Joseph Collins, Stefano DeZerega, and Zahara Heckscher The fast pace of life back home can be overwhelming, and staying involved globally can be difficult once you are back to the financial realities of life in the USA. From…

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Saturday, 21 April 2012 22:32

Extended Volunteer

Even in Tough Economic Times One Man's Vision Has Inspired Many The community of Gbled-Gbogame in Ghana will benefit from a new school building, access to clean water, and sanitary bathrooms thanks to the herculean fundraising efforts of Mike Devlin, of Hingham, MA. What started as desire to simply go…

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