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Volunteer Belize Review Kaitlyn LaBonte Orphanage Program

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1.-How was the local ABV Coordinator and the support provided in-country, give details?

Always available! Great!

2- What was the most positive surprise you experienced?

Overall I was surprised by the friendliness of everyone. The program, the kids and the locals are so friendly and made me feel incredibly welcome!

3- What was most difficult/cultural shock to experience?

At the program: Food – different than my everyday eating.

The country: How slow and laid back things are everywhere.

4- Any tips for future volunteers, give as many details as possible…

Clothing: Whatever you are most comfortable in, will be very hot, pants for night time because of bugs.

Donations: Girly things – nail polish, bracelets, necklaces. Cards, new balls like basketballs, baseball, soccer, etc.

Weather: Lots of bugs spray and sunscreen.

4.1- Other things volunteers should know, about what to bring, what to do in country, what to eat, transportation, other:

a.- Use your weekends! The bus is inexpensive and takes you everywhere you need to go.

b.- Bring extra spending money to be safe my card didn’t work in the ATM’s

c.- Come with an open mind.

d.- RELAX! Take it slow!

5- Personal Paragraph (ABV Program Testimonial):

I am incredibly happy with my experience at the orphanage and hope to return soon.

6- How would you describe your accommodation, meals and security in detail:

Felt incredible safe and accounted for! Rooming was great as well as meals.

7- What was your favorite memory of this trip?

Program: Making new friends! Kids and ABV volunteers

Country: Caye Caulker.

Tours: I was able to visit a northern village which exposed me greatly to the culture.

8.- How was the ABV USA support prior traveling?

Communication (Phone/emails/Online chat): Incredible!

Website Information: Incredible!

9 – Are you willing to speak to other potential ABV volunteers?


10 – Can you be specific how did you find or know about A Broader View?

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