Field Communications Officer, Brooke, sometimes spends time in town where the teaching project is based. In this blog she gives us a rundown of some of the pleasures of town that you just don't get on the jungle camp
Teaching is an exhausting profession that offers immense rewards. I have watched in awe of my mother for years as she has tirelessly changed the lives of so many of her students.
This week was my first time visiting the school Cedeno Cedeno, a public elementary school in Puerto Jimenez.
Naps are essential to get you through the day, but with the weather always being scorching hot, sometimes sleeping in a room is not an option. In the volunteer house we have one big couch that sits 3 people, perfect for a solo nap, and 2 smaller couches. People are always sitting in the big couch, so once in a blue moon will you get to have a full body nap on the couch.
The travel bug causes you to have the urge to travel to different countries and explore things you have not yet discovered. The focus of this article is to bring light to one of the effects of getting bitten by the travel bug. I call it the “Cultural Comparison Disease (CCD)”.