Day 8 – Travel Day – Katy Creasman We woke up around 5:30am to pack our suitcases onto the bus and eat breakfast. Some of the residents of JVD woke up to tell us bye. To me, that was a sign of the relationships that were built over the week. To wake up on a […]Read More
Day 7 – Fun Day Josie Maynard Today was our last day of the trip and we visited YS falls. On our bus ride there, we stopped and got patties in Santa Cruz. When we got to YS, the whole group decided to participate in ziplining. We got to go down 5 lines and got […]Read More
Day 6 – Concrete Day 2 at KnockPatrick – Susie Satterfield Today we were blessed with another opportunity to work alongside students from CCCD, locals from JDV and another mission team from Pennsylvania. We divided into groups focusing on making concrete, creating an assembly line to haul the concrete in buckets up to the higher […]Read More
Day 5 – Concrete at KnockPatrick and Hands in Praise-Adam Montgomery This morning was interesting. Many of our team got to experience an authentic Jamaican breakfast this morning: cabbage and bacon with bread knots. A few were apprehensive but after trying, most were impressed. After breakfast we started the day with a team briefing. Chris […]Read More
Day 4 – Deaf Can in Kingston – Leah Creasman Today we took a 2 hour trip to Kingston! While in Kingston we visited Devon House and Deaf Can! We stopped at Devon House first. Devon House was the house of the first millionaire of Jamaica. While there we got to try Popular Jamaican food […]Read More
Day 3 – Special projects at JDV by Kayla Roberts Today was work day one. This was the first day our team is officially working. We all split up into teams to go to different areas to work. One team painted the inside of an office building. One team was cleaning the ceiling. One team […]Read More
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