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Hard Work and a Positive Attitude

Hard Work and a Positive Attitude

Global Service Scholar: Sergio Cervantes Country: Paraguay Working at Fundación Paraguaya and being amongst students at the Escuela Agricola Cerrito has been one of the best experiences of my life. I’ve met so many amazing people and have experienced what real compassion looks like. I started my journey with a […]

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Aguije, Paraguay

Aguije, Paraguay

Global Service Scholar: Susie Garcia Country: Paraguay Interning with the Global Service Scholar Program has been one of the best decisions I’ve made. From beginning to end, this trip was an amazing experience. All the friendships I made and all the things I learned have made me see the world […]

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What Comes Next

What Comes Next

Global Service Scholar: Lazaro Vargas Country: Paraguay Before departing to Paraguay, I thought I would get homesick and depressed since I would be living for a month in a different country that was very far away from home. Moreover, this would be the first time I would be traveling outside […]

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Learning from Each Other

Learning from Each Other

Global Service Scholar: Josary Perez Country: Paraguay When one considers going into a country other than one’s own, the differences between the two are what one often considers most. Before arriving in Paraguay, I imagined how different the people, the culture, and the housing would be; yet, I never thought […]

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Improving Social and Emotional Intelligence

Improving Social and Emotional Intelligence

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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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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Seeing the differences between Mexico, Paraguay and the U.S.

Seeing the differences between Mexico, Paraguay and the U.S.

Global Service Scholar: Mariela Padilla Country: Paraguay My  stay in Paraguay has been filled with many surprises and many emotions. I hope to grow and develop more interpersonal skills in this  journey, create more memories and leave a positive impact in the school of Cerrito. Being in Paraguay for just […]

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Leaving lasting impacts in Paraguay

Leaving lasting impacts in Paraguay

Global Service Scholar: Anissa Balderas Country: Paraguay Entering the Escuela Agricola de San Francisco was like walking into a different realm. The environment was completely unmatched by anything I had seen in the United States. The trees towered over the school and the green ambiance was calming. The school has […]

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Learning about Paraguay, and looking forward to teaching

Learning about Paraguay, and looking forward to teaching

Global Service Scholar: Susie Garcia Country: Paraguay Coming to Paraguay has been a dream come true. I’ve always wanted to travel around the world and having the opportunity to not only travel but also serve others is the perfect beginning of my adventures. It’s only been one week since we […]

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Witnessing poverty in Paraguay

Witnessing poverty in Paraguay

Global Service Scholar: Lazaro Vargas Country: Paraguay In Paraguay, I have been most surprised by the generosity and kindness of the people we have come into contact with. For example, on the streets of Asuncion and in the Escuela Agricola (the agricultural and entrepreneur high school where we’re interning), strangers […]

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