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Students who persevere in Paraguay

Students who persevere in Paraguay

Global Service Scholar: Sergio Cervantes Country: Paraguay Days at the Escuela Agricola de San Francisco are long yet fulfilling and full of different tasks. My experience as an intern starts off in my cabin Jazmin, the boys cabin. Days start bright and early at 5:45 a.m. at the sound of […]

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The minimalist farm life in Nepal

The minimalist farm life in Nepal

Global Service Scholar: Lara Nguyen Country: Nepal As we on Team Nepal near the end of our service trip, I reflect on our daily activities here and the lifestyle we’ve grown well-acquainted to. At Her Farm, I’ve come to find that we do not have a just one project or […]

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A Day of Service in the Kingdom of Cambodia

A Day of Service in the Kingdom of Cambodia

Global Service Scholar: Nicolas Gutierrez III Country: Cambodia A typical day in Cambodia begins with a cold, refreshing shower, which allows for a short escape from the country’s constant heat. Before heading out the door for breakfast, I always make sure to apply an abundant amount of insect repellent because […]

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Capturing the day

Capturing the day

Global Service Scholar: Aditi Mayer Country: Nepal For me, the Nepal service trip has aligned with my passions for film, photography, and female empowerment. Through its film and photography studio, Her Farm has had several effects. It’s using storytelling as a form of self-expression, a tool to reclaim one’s own […]

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How to make bricks: A typical day in Cambodia

How to make bricks: A typical day in Cambodia

Global Service Scholar: Qanita Jaleel Country: Cambodia A typical day in Cambodia starts out with a big breakfast consisting of a wide variety of fruit that I do not normally eat in the United States, such starfruit and dragon fruit. While at breakfast my fellow Global Service Scholars and I […]

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A day in Cambodia working with students

A day in Cambodia working with students

Global Service Scholar: Hanna Mirshojae Country: Cambodia In Cambodia, I wake up around 7 a.m. to get ready and finish breakfast by 7:30 a.m., which is when we leave to the elementary school called Treak Community Center. I order the fruit platter every day, since there are limited vegan options. […]

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Today: A typical day in Cambodia

Today: A typical day in Cambodia

Global Service Scholar: Alexis Rodriguez Country: Cambodia My day begins at 6:45 a.m. when I get ready for the day and head downstairs for breakfast. I order my daily pancake and mango shake. At 7:30 a.m., we are picked up by three Tuk Tuk drivers, one of whom is also […]

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Indescribable days

Indescribable days

Global Service Scholar: Jacob Ortiz Country: Cambodia My time in Siem Reap has so far been indescribable. Volunteers at our project site, Treak Community Centre, work Monday through Friday. On each of these days, I wake up around 6:45 a.m. This gives me enough time to get dressed and brush […]

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