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15Gate- Liberia, Africa 2012 Part 1

15Gate- Liberia, Africa 2012 Part 1

Do you remember where 15Gate was in our trip?? Or is this the first blog of mine you have read? Well, if you forgot or are just joining my blogging, 15Gate is at 15Gate just outside the Firestone reservation in Liberia. 🙂 It’s as simple as that. 15Gate had some of the SMILIEST kids!! WAAHH!! I loved their faces sooo much and needless to say I have  A LOT of pictures of them!!   OK, so here is the same…

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Sinkor and 11th Street

Sinkor and 11th Street

An overview of Serve the Children in Liberia. 1. They have three schools located in Liberia. One is in Monrovia known as Sinkor, the other is at 15Gate just off the Firestone reservation, and the third one is in the Firestone reservation known as Civil Compound. When the teams are there we stay on the 3rd floor of the Sinkor school. So each morning you are awoken by the community waking up and children laughing, you fall asleep to either…

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Liberian Journal, Day 5

Liberian Journal, Day 5

[June 24th, 2011; sometime at night 10pm or so] Today we went to Civil Compound, very enjoyable. They put on a program for their graduation, and us being there too. Our drive there was long, but fun! We had to cross over our bridge, but we couldn’t be in the car to cross over the bridge, and here is why:(the bridge and also some scenery on the way there will be in the next few pictures) Most of the people…

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Liberian Journal, Day 3

Liberian Journal, Day 3

[June 21st, 2011 : 1:25pm] Busy day today. Drank 3 bottles of water already (the big 1.5 liter). Very cool day, not sweating enough to merit drinking that much so now I’m peeing all the time. Today has been different from yesterday. Lots of kids today, since they are all inside due to the torrential rains we are experiencing. Lots of kids holding onto me at all times; I have a party of 10 or so with me whenever I…

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The Duct Tape Adventurer

The Duct Tape Adventurer

Hi HO!! Off to work I do not go! Next week though, I have some days to work. 🙂 Tomorrow is the fundraiser for Serve the Children! I am really excited for the work I get to do while there! I am the raffle ticket seller, job description, “Be polite-fully aggressive.” Sounds like it is just up my alley… other than that politely part; however, a smile makes anything polite. Alright, for the title. I have decided… duct tape cards, stationary and…

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Ketchup (Catch Up)

Ketchup (Catch Up)

Hello!! Alright, I have a few things I wanted to talk about. 1. Whole wheat pancakes are seriously my favorite now… can never go back to Bisquick or regular flour pancakes after eating those amazing things. 2. Funds are just not coming in like I was hoping they would for my trip. I need $800 in 3 days. … Call me worried. If you are interested in donating go to http://servethechildrenliberia.bbnow.org/ . It would be reallly really really helpful if you…

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