Volunteer Name: Lauren Thompson
Project Location: Punteranes Costa Rica
Program Dates: July 14 - August 03, 2012
Volunteered At: Sea Turtle Project
How would you describe/rate your experience working with the ABV organization? amazing and worthwhile
Would you consider volunteering again with the ABV organization? definitely
What was your favorite memory of this trip? getting to know and work with all the other volunteers from around the World.
What was the most difficult thing you experienced? adjusting to new living conditions
Any tips for future volunteers… (clothing, travel, personal items, donations, sightseeing etc)
definitely bring dark pants, a mosquito net, plenty of bug spray, after bite and sun block
Personal Paragraph (ABV Program Testimonial): This was my first time ever traveling out of my home country. I truly loved visiting Costa Rica – it has the most natural beauty of any place I have ever been, and people dedication to conservation and eco-awareness are inspiring. I definitely want to see more of Costa Rica and other countries now.
Are you willing to speak to other potential ABV volunteers? Yes