Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Global VolunteersTeam 212 and 213 : Oh what a night!



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As slowly we start to say good-byes, A night of Musical exchanges, Wilfrido and Marian came to sing typical costarrican songs (Cana Dulce pa' moler, Guaria Morada, Patriotica Costarricense, Soy Tico)and some boleros like Cielito Lindo, courtesy of the Mar Inn owners Zelmira and Geovanny.

Our group sang the OhPura Vida Oh Costa Rica Volcano hiccup song they composed over the weekend.

I even got a gift of spirit, a serenade from Grant, our musical prodige from Virginia! Thanks Grant one of the best gifts I have ever gotten!

Each individual on these team has been such a blessing for our little town of Sta. Elena, everyone has contributed in such a beautiful giving way! Salud to you all!

Global Volunteers Team 212 and 213: Got Milk?

After painting the milk farm at the local Colegio, one by one our volunteers got a chance to milk "Basurita" .

She was happy to let them test out their skills. Thanks Chepe for finishing the day with a.... squeeze!

Global volunteers Team 213: Family time...priceless!

Global Volunteers Team 213: The Smiles put in a smile at Colegio


Team Smiles painted the garden beds and railings at Colegio today. The whole entrance is looking pretty and fresh and it just brings a smile to one's face!

Global Volunteers Team 212: Chepe's place gets a facelift

The team including Meah, Cyndi, and Laura paint the milking barn at the Colegio. Chepe Farm caretaker) is really happy that this helped his "place" look better.

Monday, August 1, 2011

Global Volunteers Team 213: Gets down and dirty





Team Smiles gets to work on the gardening at the high school. Several insects were found too!Andrew demonstrates the wildlife.Along with the kids from the Accounting "specialty", they cleaned and planted the gardens at the school. Five year old Caroline joined in the fun of service and left her mark!
Goal check: have fun!

Global Volunteers Team 212: Paints clouds for Daniel


Coco and Laura not only finished the light blue color in the Agricultural room , but painted very realistic Clouds in the ceiling. Previous team must be exhilarated that the job was finished!

The link between groups of volunteers is an important part of the contribution. Thanks to all in this link!

Global Volunteers Team 213: Arrives in Costa Rica


Team Smiles arrives in San Jose to serve at the local Colegio (Technical School 6th-12th grade) alongside Team 212 that arrived at last week. Gardening , designing a self guided map and building trails are part of their service program. Bienvenidos a Global Volunteers COSTA RICA!