Damali Robinson talks about her 3-week experience volunteering on the CRC farm with 15 Stanford University students.
"I won’t soon forget our day in the classroom, teeming with smiling children, all eager to draw and write about their favorite things or what they wanted to be when they grew up. A pre-teen Mayan girl wrote (and drew) about her ambition to become a pilot. Many other children told us why their families, communities, and pets were their favorite things. There were occasional moments of chaos that day, but there was such contentment in that chaos.
In the end, this trip was far more fulfilling than anything I could have expected. I grew to love another country, contributed to the infrastructure of a local farm and community, learned about Belize’s distinct environmental assets and challenges, and bonded with an amazing group of Stanford students in the process."
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