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People over Products

September 5, 2018

Global Service Scholar: Lindsay Fawcett Country: Nepal Living in a mountain village at a farm in rural Nepal was an incredibly immersive experience that differed vastly from what I was used to living in a city in the United States. I learned many things, including new ways to look at […]

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Improving Social and Emotional Intelligence

September 5, 2018

Global Service Scholar: Cynthia Lopez Country: Paraguay For the past month, I was fortunate enough to meet a group of incredible human beings. The agricultural school in Cerrito was not only an opportunity for me to practice a set of skills, but most importantly, it was a place for me […]

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Finding Solutions

September 5, 2018

Global Service Scholar: Qanita Jaleel Country: Cambodia The biggest takeaway from this experience is that there’s no right or wrong way to live life, and that giving up should not be an option. Before going to Cambodia I had a whole list of ideas on how I could help and […]

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Arkoun Chraen, Cambodia!

September 5, 2018

Global Service Scholar: Michelle Wan Country: Cambodia Prior to leaving for Cambodia, I grew more interested in the possibility of teaching English as a second language in foreign countries. Being able to experience that in Cambodia gave me a glimpse of what it could be like if I choose to […]

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Hoping to have a lasting impact

September 5, 2018

Global Service Scholar: Kimberly Corona Country: Cambodia Before the trip, I had a broad idea of the volunteer work and the Cambodian culture I would experience. I didn’t want to have any set expectations; rather I tried to understand and learn. I watched a few films and read a couple […]

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What I learned from a challenging experience

September 5, 2018

Global Service Scholar: Hanna Mirshojae Country: Cambodia My service trip to Cambodia with Global Service Scholars and all the accompanying service programs was very eye opening. It helped me appreciate the things I have at home and allowed my understanding to grow. On this trip, I learned about their struggles […]

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The Nepalese women working hard to reach their goals

August 29, 2018

Global Service Scholar: Lesley Vallecillos Country: Nepal My day at the farm begins with a wakeup call for breakfast. Then we all meet at the dining room table and discuss the various activities that are planned for us. The activities tend to change depending on the weather. If the weather […]

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Students who persevere in Paraguay

August 29, 2018

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 adventure of working, teaching and being in another culture

August 29, 2018

Global Service Scholar: Jonathan Lee Country: Cambodia Waking up in in Siem Reap is always a journey. A sense of dread seeps in as I look to my alarm blinking 6:30 a.m., but the feeling is soon replaced by a groggy excitement to once again meet with passionate teachers and […]

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The minimalist farm life in Nepal

August 29, 2018

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

August 29, 2018

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

August 29, 2018

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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