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A New Vision in Guatemala

In the last couple of years, Cross-Cultural Solutions has launched Child Health Projects focused on improving hygiene, oral health, and vision in all program locations. I had the honor of seeing these programs come to life, and then talking with prospective volunteers about them: why this focus, how it impacts Child Health, and relates to Child Education, how we implement the program in-country.

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Experience Impact: 15 Years Later

The impact of a CCS experience lasts wekk beyond your time in the filed. We're proud to share this letter from a former CCS volunteer, who is continuing to take her global engagement to new heights:

Dear Cross Cultural Solutions,

My CCS experience gave me valuable insight into development work at a crucial time in my career path. I continue to recommend CCS to everyone who expresses an interest in volunteer travel and/or international development.

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Improving Dental Hygiene

The CCS public health dental initiative launched in Ghana just before New Year’s, with volunteers working at the Blidokope Primary School in the Adaklu community of the Volta Region. Volunteers served families from this village who earn incomes as peasant farmers and weavers, and rarely, if ever, have the opportunity to visit a dentist or receive dental care education.

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Kusi Wawa Kuna Preschool - PART 2

We're back with part 2 of Bruce's blog about his volunteer experience with CCS in Peru. Dive in with us to explore how we impact child education in this community!

In Part 1 of this post I gushed a bit about how this little humble preschool is a sanctuary and oasis by explaining where it is located in order to give you a brief glimpse into what they have worked through to make this beautiful dream a reality.

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Kusi Wawa Kuna Preschool - PART 1

Ever wonder what it's like to walk into a volunteer impact assignment with CCS on day 1? Join volunteer Bruce on his journey in Peru!

The Peruvian volunteering assignment I was blessed to receive from the charity A Fresh Chapter was serving as a volunteer assistant in the Kusi Wawa Kuna preschool. Read more about the teachers and Kids of this wonderful preschool in Part 2 of this blog post, but to know the full beauty of this school you need to know a little something about its neighborhood.

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