We are coming at you live from the South Korean airport and thinking back to this morning honestly feels like days ago. But here we go. So this morning (luckily) did not begin like any other mornings. No wake up call. Praise Jesus for that. The only time that mattered was we had to be … Continue reading Last day, LONGEST day
(Insert bomb intro here). Many students were ecstatic at the mere thought of the Montebello omelettes on top of garlic rice, a new found favorite breakfast. Before we began the rest of our day, the leaders gathered us together to impart some of their wisdom upon us, teaching us how we need to take time … Continue reading Cebu-tiful Day
Today started with our “normal” morning routine. You guessed it…wake up knocks from the leaders, buffet style breakfast and some really good juice. However, this morning looked a little different than our previous mornings at Anika. Instead of loading up the jeepneys and heading to San Agustin Elementary School, we loaded up jeepneys and headed … Continue reading Oh the Places You’ll Go
We woke up this morning excited for the day ahead. The team headed to breakfast after the usual 6:30 wake up call. Afterwards, we met up on the beautiful white beach of Bantayan where we boarded small boats and embarked on a journey across the sea to the Virgin Island. As soon as we got … Continue reading Virgin Island Getaway
Picture this. With tears in our eyes we get off the jeepney, with a crazy feeling of deja vu, hearing the band playing their drums and xylophones, seeing the girls with their batons, smiling bigger than the moon. As we walk in to Tarong Elementary School for the first time, a hundred tiny hands high … Continue reading Deja Vu
Today started out just as the other two… early. We helped ourselves to yet another buffet – this time including pancakes, pineapple and bacon. We then took another Jeepney ride to the school to see all of our kids who were so excitedly awaiting our arrival. Relationships quickly picked up where they left off, and … Continue reading Humble, Happy Homes.
The second day at San Agustin Elementary school called for another 6:30 AM wake up call…but we weren’t complaining. We excitedly ate our breakfast of emoji shaped pancakes and fresh mango as we mentally prepared for the day ahead. We hopped on the jeepneys and were off the resort by 8. We decided to take … Continue reading The Good Times Keep Rollin’