A spirit of service and community in the Philippines

Lucy Chee, a second year Bachelor of Arts/Laws student at the University of Notre Dame Sydney and part time paralegal spent two weeks in January on a service project in the Philippines. Implementing a project of Reledev, Creston College partnered with Foundation … Continued

The DREAM Project’s Girls Club to launch Saturday 9 March

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The DREAM Project’s Girls Club will launch on Saturday 9 March 2019 from 9.00am-11.00am at Fairfield Youth & Community Centre (55 Vine St Fairfield, NSW 2165). Our Club provides an encouraging environment for high school students from refugee backgrounds with … Continued

Warrane’s Work Camp at San Michele Primary, Vanuatu

In 2018, 20 residents from Warrane College, UNSW went to Vanuatu for a three week workcamp from 27 June to 15  July. The group of young men undertook refurbishment work in Santo Island, home to the San Michele Primary School.  They … Continued

Medical and nutrition mission in Bohol, Philippines 2019

13 volunteers were in Bohol, Philippines (in the village of Villalimpia) on a medical and nutrition mission from 24 January – 9 February 2019, where they implemented a waste management program, installed a community garden and constructed toilets and showers. Implementing … Continued

Jasmen: Philippines 2018

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Jasmen, photo taken in 2010 Jasmine was featured in 2013 and her story is worth re-telling. Jasmen is the third of nine children and her journey with the Banilad Centre for Professional Develpment (BCPD) began when a former student went … Continued

Diana: Nicaragua 2017

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Diana Gutiérrez comes from a small town in Nicaragua located in Masaya. Masaya is well-known for its clay art which resembles the pre-Columbian style. Diana’s dream has always been to pursue pastry cooking, however in 2011 when Diana was 19 … Continued

Angelica: Peru 2014

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Angelica Suárez was born in Santa Barbara, in the St. Louis District in Cañete, which has a population of 11,940 inhabitants. 4 years ago Angelica’s father passed away. She had recently finished school and realized that in order to become … Continued