Coming Home: The Power of a Community

Don Ernesto has lived in Los Robles for over 40 years. 78 years old, he has lived alone in a small, simple home made of tambo (open-air wood structure) without any family nearby. A few people in the community stop by his home to bring food and visit every once in a...

Local Volunteers Invest in Community Health

Since 2016, local volunteers in rural Nicaragua have invested over 5800 hours of community service to earn preventative health projects, such as our painting initiative to decrease the number of mosquitos in the home. Specially formulated paint reduces mosquito-borne...

Community, Authenticity, and Joy

Léelo en español Written by Laura Bonin, GSU Physical Therapy Student Months of planning, endless crowdfunding emails, and feelings of anticipation and excitement all preceded a weeklong trip for fourteen physical therapy students, one professor, and two physical...

A year in the life – Cultural Connections Coordinator

Léelo en Español The Cultural Connections team started 2017 with a bang. In January alone, we’ve received over 30 volunteers (shout out to Emory @ Goizueta, NYU Alternative Breaks, and Georgia State University Physical Therapy)! And we’re just getting started. As we...
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