We spent the next two days building a goat shed for an impoverished family. We had to measure out wooden planks, saw them into pieces, nail the planks together and, overall, be careful about what we did as the family depended on us and our work. We also installed solar lights and built a smokeless stove. It was a really powerful emotion to see how we changed a family’s life in just two days.
For the rest of our trip, we continued our community work in a nearby nursery school. Under the supervision of a terrific association called the Seeway Trust, we moved huge rocks to form the base and foundation of a new building for classrooms for children with special needs. We laid bricks and plastered the walls with cement. It was really nice to join our strengths and forces with students from other schools during the trip to work towards the joint purpose of helping people in need."
Andy Czucz - Year 12