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06/05/2011

Day 4 – Playtime

Today we continued our building project. Returning to the work site after a nice restful sleep, we admired the progress that was made long after we left on the prier day. So we started where…
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MexicoVolunteer Posting
03/05/2011

The Beginnings Of Another CMU Group! Nice To Have Them Back On The Baja!

Written by trip participant - Mark Rosvold4:12 am, Saturday night, or Sunday morning. In the hotel lobby I see my cohorts standing around, bleary eyed, but filled with a undeniable energy, a silent excitement, and…
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MexicoVolunteer Posting
03/05/2011

“Friends” – Final Thought From School Of Leadership Community Build In Mexico

Thursday was our last day of building and consisted mainly of spreading and smoothing skim-coat on the walls. We had a late start and then spent the day filling all the corners and cracks with…
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21/04/2011

How Many SOL’s Does it Take to Build an Ambulance Station?

We aren't Metalica, but we do have a lot of metal... literally. In the time it took me to actually come up with that joke, we would've had two walls built already. While driving back…
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MexicoVolunteer Posting
04/04/2011

School Dedication – Penticton Students

Yesterday we got to sleep in so that was a nice change. After breakfast we went back to the build site to dedicate the school. It felt good to be a part of something that could…
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MexicoVolunteer Posting
04/04/2011

Orphanage, Dance Party and Road Trip! – Final thoughts from our Penticton friends

The story of how the orphanage in San Quintin came to be is an inspiring one, a woman turned her life upside down, just to follow her heart and help those in need. Those kind…
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MexicoVolunteer Posting
30/03/2011

Penticton House Dedication

Dedication =  a ceremony in which something (as in this case, a house) is dedicated to some goal or purpose. That's what we did, we built a home for a family for a purpose. A…
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MexicoVolunteer Posting
30/03/2011

In Mexico, You Know Everyone

As a first timer, I didn't know what to expect. I was told all these times, dates, and activities, anticipating what will happen when I get to Mexico. The first day on the bus was…
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MexicoVolunteer Posting
20/03/2011

Penticton Students Head to Mexico For The 7th Consecutive Year!

It is a pleasure for us to host students from Penticton again this year in Mexico.  For the last 7 years they have been faithfully coming and have made an incredible contribution, building over 20…
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Dominican RepublicVolunteer Posting
17/03/2011

Second Work Day for Carson Graham

On our second day at our work project, I was asked to carry water to the work site from this big brass or iron tank that looked like a submarine. This town does not have…
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