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Through His Eyes: My First Trip Outside the United States

In mid-December, I was to go out of the country for my first trip outside the Continental U. S. aside from a brief jaunt to Toronto during college. While I was of course very excited it was also a bit overwhelming. My trip to Honduras would provide me with an opportunity to meet Raul, one of...

The Desire to Serve Lives in All of Us

Lush green forests and snow-capped peaks. Bright city lights and desolate skies. Vibrant commerce and scarce resources. As the longest mountain range in the world, the Andes cut through a diverse natural and human landscape. Otavalo, a town in northern Ecuador, is a microcosm of these contrasts. It’s famous for a bustling outdoor market displaying...

A Fire Left 24 Families Homeless and Shoeless

On our February trip to Costa Rica, our team kept busy distributing over 800 pairs of new shoes in just two days. The pre-set itinerary was filled with several gripping distributions, but one unplanned visit challenged their perceptions of hope and despair the most. We learned about La Milpa at the last minute. A squatter...