Volunteer Name: Charli Rose Salter
Location: Honduras, La Ceiba
Date: July 29 to August  26th,  2014
Program:  Children Program

Please tell us your full name, where are you from, what do you do or study?
My name is Charlie – Rose Salter, I’m from Wisconsin in the United States, and I’m currently a high school student.

Why did you choose Honduras –La Ceiba and what program are you doing and for how long?
I chose Honduras because I have been to Honduras in previous summers and because the description of the city and beach sounded like a good fit for me. I had 4 weeks stay in La Ceiba.

Why did you choose A Broader View and how did you find them?
I found A Broader View on Facebook, I chose this program because it was very flexible and organized.

How was your experience at the (orphanage..hospital, public school etc) program?
My experience at the Day Care was great. I had a lot of fun with the kids and the teachers. I also enjoyed practicing my Spanish with everyone.

How were your accommodation, host family and meals?
My accommodations were great, the host family was very helpful. The food was delicious. I really enjoyed staying with the host family.

How was the service of the local A broader view Coordinator and staff?
Good, very helpful. Whenever I needed help I new I had it. I felt very safe and secure.

Can you give tips for future volunteers on what to bring as donations for the program?
I would recommend future volunteers to bring pencils, erasers and books.

Any tips on what tours to do on the weekends for the new volunteers?
I didn’t go on tours but I went to Tela, Rio Maria, and the beach. I recommend to go see a lot, even if its just relaxing on the beach or walking through the market or city.

What did surprise you must about the program, city, the experience in general?
I was surprised by how flexible and fun the program was. I had perfect amount of free time to go see Ceiba and also spend time with the host family and other volunteers.

How was the service of A Broader View US office before traveling to Honduras?
Great, they were very helpful for answering my questions and helping to plan my trip.

Would you recommend A broader view to other volunteers?
Yes, A Broader View is a good program for all ages, it is very beneficial

A Broader View Volunteer (ABV)  allows every traveler to choose their own program start date. This means you can arrive on any flight, any day of the week. Since ABV program fees are 100% tax deductible* we encourage you to fund raise. ABV offers advice and assistance with flight planning, affordable travel insurance, as well as procuring a visa, if necessary. Our ABV staff is available to any your questions. Contact us by email, through the on-line chat feature on our website or call us toll free at 866-423-3258.

WHAT DO MY FEES PAY FOR?

Volunteer Registration Fee – ongoing support from ABV staff, program marketing costs, information pack, administration costs, ABV donation Fund, travel costs to inspect programs and communication costs with volunteers.

Volunteer Program Fee – ABV donation fund, airport pick-up, orientation, program supervision, accommodation and meals during volunteer program period, in-country 24/7 volunteer support and in-country administration costs. As a US Non-Profit Charity Organization all your fees are tax deductible and you can fundraise from our website to pay for the fees.

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