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Do-Gooders

After each expedition, we send out a Reflection Report to our volunteers asking them to give us feedback on what they learned and how they feel the projects were received on a local level. Megan from Michigan, who just completed an expedition in Uganda, wrote the following in regards to what she learned while in […]

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Know Thy Enemy

“Know thyself, know thy enemy. A thousand battles, a thousand victories.” -Sun Tzu Know thyself…who are you? You must personally answer that. But simply put, in our eyes you’re a big deal. Why? Because you’re on this earth and you’re living and breathing. Moreover, if you’re reading this you’re likely in the top 10% of […]

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Involve Me and I Learn

“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” – Benjamin Franklin True learning happens not when information is merely told through word of mouth, it happens when collaboration and involvement are at the focal point of the exchange. Think about this the next time you desire to serve […]

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Let's Be Friends

I thought this was a great message for us to internalize. There are many around us who are seemingly not of our clique, or who may be wounded, or otherwise different from what we are or profess to be–but that should never warrant a bridge to be buil t to separate us. Watch the featured […]

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