In late June into early July, we had three girls (Caroline Surrette, Kaitlin Bird and Alex Brisseau) from Sacred Heart School of Halifax, along with seven students from Sacred Heart School of Montreal travel to Kenya on a volunteer service project. They worked in a small community call Eor Ewuaso in the Masai Mara.
While in the community they volunteered work on a school build project spending many hours building walls for a new school building to hold a new classroom. Also they worked with community members to learn how the locals earned money by making and selling bead work in the form of bracelets, necklaces, and key chains. The girls spent time playing and interacting with school children in the area, teaching them about our traditions here in Canada and learning about Kenyan cultures and traditions. The students learned a great deal about culture and some of the issues facing this national, they will be able to carry this back to Canada with them and teach their friends, fellow students, teachers, and family about the ways we can all help improve life for everyone around the world.