Volunteer Reflections

Spring reflections from Canadian volunteers

Posted by on May 21, 2013 in Volunteer Reflections | 0 comments

Currently there are 4 of us; Tanner, Morgan, Sierra, and Adam, Canadian volunteers helping with the Global Pathways School’s summer Camp! There are roughly 150 children attending the program. In a typical day we seperate into different classes and each help with an activity. The camp starts +at 9 and the children participate in four classes a day on a rotating schedule of eight classes. Some of the classes are; computers, arts and crafts, dance, science, writing, karate, and indoor games (too hot for outdoor!). The children are very enthusiastic and always want to participate! They...

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Volunteer reflection – Daniela Keren

Posted by on Nov 20, 2012 in GPS Blog Posts, Volunteer Reflections | 2 comments

After having been asked to write a blog article about my experience during the three weeks of summer camp at Global Pathways, I found myself staring at a blank document, unable to collect my thoughts. How do I sum up the magic of the GPS community in one measly article? The truth is, I can’t. There is no way to describe in words how incredible it is to spend time in a place where happiness is found in the simplicities of life where the value of education is put on a pedestal. The best way to truly feel the magic is to go to Chettipalayam and become a part of the magic yourself; to anyone who...

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