Read what past participants have said and written about their Compañeros experience. “Comfortable cultural immersion, rewarding work, and a worthwhile intern experience that gave me plenty of personal and career insight about my place in the world” – Toronto, Ontario
“Preparation, organization, and execution of the trip were all of the highest quality and made our service learning program in Nicaragua a success” – Montreal, Québec
“Challenging socio-economic conditions offset by an effective volunteer placement, incredible landscape, and inspiring people who showed me how to make a difference” – Vancouver, BC
Click here to read Jonathan Lareau article “10 Days in Nicaragua: A Lesson in Human Nature” in the Ottawa Citizen
Click here to read Rhonda Schofield’s article “Saving the World Means Fixing Myself” in The Observer.
Click here to read Gonzalo Duarte and Mark Franklin’s article “Goodwill Hunting: Finding an Ethical Overseas Volunteer Organization” in Verge Magazine.
Watch United Church of Canada Participants video (7 mins)