Hey Everyone–I am co-leading a volunteer/service trip to Haiti this summer. Join us! The trip is with Elevate Destinations, the same organization I was lucky enough to travel with to volunteer after the earthquake. There is a one-week and a two-week option (July 22-30 or July 22-August 5) and we will be teaching/leading a summer camp/leadership academy for youth ages 5-25 in the afternoons, while our mornings are spent on reforestation and construction programs. It takes place in Cyvadier, on the southern coast, not far from Jacmel. I would be thrilled to answer questions and give you more information if you want to chew on the idea of coming along–I promise you will come home a different person and will be so deeply moved by this experience.
The in-country project partner is Let Haiti Live, working to strengthen Haitian independence and self-determination, with a focus on alternative media, education, and community mobilization; reforestation; and international advocacy. It is an honor to work with such a dedicated organization.
If you’ve ever considered service travel, see if this feels like a fit. Feel free to ask questions or add comments here, or email me directly at: firstname.lastname@example.org. More details of the trip can be found here (1-week trip details) and here (2-week trip). Come on–this will be unlike any summer you’ve known!