Volunteer Name: Allison Taylor & Cameron MacKenzie
Project Location: Belize
Program Dates: Feb 14 - Feb 21, 2013
Volunteered At: Orphanage
How would you describe/rate your experience working with the ABV staff in the USA?
Really well. They were awesome. Sarah is great with answering emails and questions.
What was your favorite memory of this trip? PLaying with the kids, helping them with their needs. Painting the courts and walls, playing with the kids.
What was the most difficult thing you experienced? Adjusting to living at the orphanage. leaving the children after only one week.
What was the best thing you learned about yourself? Appreciate all you have, work hard. Even a short amount of time is enough to make a difference in the lives of the children.
Any tips for future volunteers… (clothing, travel, personal items, donations, sightseeing etc)
Bug spray! Comfy shoes, tupperware, light clothing.
Personal Paragraph (ABV Program Testimonial):
Allison- I enjoyed this program a lot. I’ve learn quite a bit in a short time and I would love to do it again.
Cameron – I really enjoyed the experience and how I have made an impact on the kids. I can’t wait to come back. Thanks to all the staff!
Are you willing to speak to other potential ABV volunteers? Yes.