Every group that comes and goes holds its own special vibe and each project has its own flavour. This last group was a pleasure for a few different reasons. We built a house for one family, Antonio and Veronica and completed a project that has been in the making for a couple […]...continue reading
Author Archive for becky
The poor will always be my heart. And justice will always be my goal.
How can I accomplish this back in Canada? I am moving back after two years of being in Mexico. Honestly, from an open heart, I am tired and I need to surround myself with the things that refresh […]
At 8:45 I boarded U.S Airways to San Diego with a layover in Las Vegas. I arrived in San Diego at 2 am, Aug 1st. I waited at the airport until 8 am when Becky and Heidi picked me up. Today I met up with the rest of the interns Simon, Derek, […]
Andie is at university in Ontario this year after spending a year with us in the School of Leadership, 07/08 year. As well as doing the high school tour and the semester in Mexico, Andie has been on 2 Hero Holidays to the Dominican Republic. And I miss her. I don’t know […]...continue reading
Female, 17, BC
I met a girl named Maria and we played a clapping game today. I enjoyed communicating with her through games, gestures and just being together.
Female, 17, AB
It really moved me to see all the kids, waving at us and being so happy. They have so little, ad yet they […]
I missed putting a post up yesterday, mostly because it was a crazy, busy, great day. We spent some time going over cultural and cross cultural info. Then the Awareness Tour.
Our first stop was the graveyard, it is a startling picture, right there in front of us, the reality of child […]
The whole group arrived, in installments thanks to a temporarily broken down white bus, to a delicious welcome dinner of tamales. Then there was more orientation, I am sure that these guys have had information up to their ears, so it is pretty handy that tomorrow is Awareness Tour day… which means more information. […]...continue reading
The group, all 45 of them, are on the bus and in the vehicles, as of dinner time tonight they were in southern Oregon. The traveling is going well, I am sure by the time they hit San Diego tomorrow they will all be happy to get out of the bus, stretch and shower. […]...continue reading
Hero Holiday Mexico Trip 1 is over, and as a summer intern I have the pleasure and privilege of taking part in the next trip that arrives this Monday. When I was asked to write a blog for the Hero Holiday website, I contemplated what I would write about. There are many instances…highlights/lowlights…funny stories and […]...continue reading
Everyone is off or fully installed in their next adventure, and the first Hero Holiday for August in Mexico is over. It was a fantastic group, and I would like to take the time to thank each of them for what they contributed, both to the team and to Miguel and Ofelia’s family. […]...continue reading