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February 15 2012

Ascend Adventure Travel

Ascend Adventure Travel was first organized in 2011 by CEO Timothy Marti. Drawing on years of humanitarian and travel experience, Ascend Adventure Travel was established with the goal of bringing about positive social change and poverty elimination through participation in the travel and tourism industry. Our passion comes from many successful instances of facilitating intercultural change through reciprocal learning and service experiences over our 30 year history of organizing service expeditions! Read Detail

Author: USA Staff
December 14 2011

Cape Verde Clothes for Jobs

Clothes for Jobs is a self-reliant micro-enterprise where containers of clothing from the LDS church and other donors are sent to needy mothers in Cape Verde. The clothes are then sorted and sold. This provides much needed jobs for these families. We are trying to work with local LDS Stakes to do a clothing drive in March. Read Detail

Author: admin
November 16 2011

Making a Difference, Wherever We Are

My name is Abigail Marshall, and I just recently returned from serving as a missionary for the LDS Church three months ago in Brasilia, Brazil. It was an incredible experience, being able to spend a year and half among a people I’d known so little about before, and I came to truly love their culture and admire the people. Read Detail

Author: Abigail Marshall
March 15 2011

Battling Homesickness

Learning how to tackle homesickness and advice on learning the language of Ecuador Read Detail

Author: Alexandra Liu
February 08 2011

FIrst Days in Ecuador

Anthropologist Margaret Mead famously reminded us: “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.” Read Detail

Author: Jessie Gunter

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