Category: Service Projects


Day 14: School Visit and Final Reflection

On out last full day in South Africa, we had one of the more rewarding experiences on our trip. We went to a school just outside of Bloubergstrand. There were kids around the age of 6, probably to about 13…

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Day 14: Connecting with the Community

Today we went to the school to hand out school supplies and candy. I had such a great time engaging with the kids. They are so nice, though they were very shy to begin with. We passed out stickers and…

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Day 13: Varkplaas Service Project- Day 2-Tin Roofs, Playground, Veggie Garden (PHOTOS)

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Day 12: Arrival into Varkplaas

Today we left Cape Town and arrived at the place which we will be completing our service projects. Before we went to the community, we went to the Blue Peter Hotel, where we will be staying for the next few…

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Day 12: Day One of Service Projects! Life Changing Experience

Today (5/23/12), our class went to the Varkplaas community and started our service projects!! When we got there, we started to make the veggie garden.  After a few hours, we had the veggie garden completed with another garden in the…

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Day 12- Varkplaas Service Project- Day 1-Tin Roofs (PHOTOS)

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Day 12- Varkplaas Service Project- Day 1- Veggie Garden (PHOTOS)

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Service Project Presentation: Veggie Garden (Video)

Chrystal, Vinny, and Evan share their vegetable garden service project.

Chrystal, Vinny, and Evan present their service project for building a vegetable garden in the Varkplaas community.

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Service Project Presentation: Playground (Video)

Larisa and Emily share their playground service project.

Larisa and Emily present their service project for building a playground area in the Varkplaas community.

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Service Project Presentation: Soccer Field (Video)

Bobby and Jazmin present their soccer field service project.

Bobby and Jazmin present their service project for building a soccer field in the Varkplaas community.

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