Mindset. A Travel Tip No One Tells You About.

By Nikki Siangio Change is going to happen. I’m sure every trip has experienced that but personally, #SkillCorpsOctober2019 has definitely felt it. In orientation for SkillCorps, we talk about a quote that says traveling to a country shouldn’t be about them making us...

Stop, collaborate, and listen

By: Brittany Gramata Prior to coming to the Dominican I believed that I was going to help build upon and develop ABA companies in countries with less opportunities than we experience in the United States. Upon our arrival I quickly realized that many of the therapists...

Unforgettable experience!

By: Taina Toussaint I was chosen for team Nigeria which happened to be my first choice!   My trip to Nigeria was an incredible, fulfilling experience! I got to travel with an amazing SkillCorps team. The staff members at the Zeebah Foundation were wonderful,...

Kindness Wins

By: Julia Robertson Before coming to Nigeria, I was afraid. I have traveled to Latin America, Europe and the Middle East, but never to a place that felt quite as dangerous and foreign as Abuja, Nigeria. I knew it would be worth it to push through the fear, and I’m so...

When I came to Kenya

By: Deanna Guzman I came to Kenya with a world of assumptions. Africa is underdeveloped, she is a country of the impoverished and poor. I came to Kenya with the assumptions of a privileged American. “I will change their world and for that I am proud” “The people of...

Tin-Man Travels to the Dominican Republic

By: Christopher Smith  Background on heart condition  I was born with what is known as a Critical Congenital Heart Disease (CCHD) The CDC defines a CCHD as a heart condition which will require surgery within the first year of life. Throughout my life, I have had my...