Author Archives: jacquelinehesse
The Foundation for Leadership and Youth Travel Education (FLYTE) has announced a partnership with Excelsior Academy’s Global to Local. In an effort to support Newburgh students as they build leadership skills to become positive change agents in our community, FLYTE … Continue reading
Are our fundraising goals realistic? How do we build the sustainability of the program? How can we create a valid and unbiased application process? What opportunities exist to leverage expertise from our various stakeholders? How can we make the experience … Continue reading
We finished!!! We visited one of the most amazing places today, Casa de Victoria, which we have a great deal to share about, but it is late and our plane leaves early in the morning, so we will write about … Continue reading
First of all, there are four members of our crew that you haven’t met yet. They are: tomas, cookie, chiquita and elvis! They live in our compound with Giovanna and Luis. Here is Luis opening up the electrified gates to … Continue reading
So we started our day at our volunteer site, a local school for young children. We were promptly handed paint brushes and placed in front of a long white wall and instructed to start repainting it white. We dutifully obliged … Continue reading
Can’t believe we are FINALLY at the airport! In ten hours, we will be getting off the plane in Quito!!