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“The Loneliness Epidemic:” How Service to Others Can Help Cure The Blues

March 10, 2020

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Here’s a statement that you’re probably not used to hearing: The world has become a rather isolated place to live in. “That doesn’t make sense,” you may argue. “I have […]

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Intern Testimonial: “I Had Made Guatemala My New Home.”

March 6, 2020

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By Elisa Portz, Buena Onda Intern Hey all! I’m Elisa and it’s been almost three months that I’ve been back living in the United States after having lived in Guatemala […]

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Guatemala: “I Had No Idea How Beautiful It Can Be Here.”

February 25, 2020

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Have you ever considered traveling to Guatemala but are afraid of what you may find there? Unfortunately, this is the opinion of many people across the world. But Guatemala has […]

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Volunteer Testimonial: Saying Goodbye to Guatemala

February 3, 2020

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By William Deboer, Buena Onda Volunteer Hello everyone! I hope all of our readers are doing well and I am glad to have the honor of one of our last […]

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Volunteer Testimonial: The Importance of Spanish Lessons

January 29, 2020

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By Anderson Shamar Melendez, Buena Onda Volunteer The day started at 05:45 so we can shower and get ready to go to breakfast at Violetta’s. For breakfast, we had cereal […]

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Volunteer Testimonial: Looking Back At An Amazing Experience

January 29, 2020

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By James Tringale, Buena Onda Volunteer Hello to all of our followers! Today marks the first day of our final week in Guatemala! My time here has gone by so […]

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Volunteer Testimonial: Making Breakfast for 50 Kids is No Easy Task

January 25, 2020

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By William Deboer, Buena Onda Volunteer Today’s morning started out the same as most other days with us all waking up at 05:45 and getting a glass of water or […]

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Volunteer Testimonial: Volcanos, Hard Work, and Spanish Lessons

January 25, 2020

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By David Moore, Buena Onda Volunteer Today I woke up earlier than usual, wanting to get a couple of moments to myself before the day started. I went on the […]

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A Day in the Life of a Bunea Onda Volunteer

January 17, 2020

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By William Deboer, Volunteer Morning Today we all woke up at around 5:45 to go and grab a coffee and shower to get ready for work. Some of us preferred […]

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Volunteer Testimonial: The Three Villages That Need Our Help

January 11, 2020

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By James Tringale, Buena Onda Volunteer Hello to everyone following our Guatemala trip so far! Today is Saturday in Antigua, Guatemala. Our day began with a homemade breakfast at the […]

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