Bringing It Home – The Saint Rose Blog

Author: Guatemala Service Trip

We are a group of students from The College of Saint Rose traveling to Antigua, Guatemala for the international service trip. From May 11 to May 23 we will be volunteering at Escuela Proyecto La Esperanza (The School of Hope) with the nonprofit organization Education for the Children. EFTC believes that “only through education can we break the cycle of poverty.” We hope you’ll read about our trip and follow our journey to self-awareness and altruism.

We have arrived!

Hola! We are happy to share that we have arrived in Antigua, Guatemala and our service trip is off to a great start. Our group of 12 flew out of John F. Kennedy International Airport around 7 AM on Monday, May 11th. After a layover in Atlanta, Georgia, we arrived in Guatemala City and then drove for about an hour…

One more week

Hi everyone! My name’s Aideen Hanlon and I am the student leader for the international service trip to Guatemala. I am a senior Communication Sciences and Disorders major, with a Spanish minor. I was fortunate enough to be able to participate in this trip to Guatemala last May and I loved it so much, I had to return. We have…