Make a Difference in Your Gap Year

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Moving up from high school to college or university means making big changes. Suddenly, students have to take more responsibility for their own lives. Often they live independently away from home and have to complete their schoolwork without the encouragement and support of a watchful parent or teacher. In recent years, it has become something of a tradition to take a break between these two stages of study – called a gap year…

Journey to New Hope in Kenya

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A mixture of passion to help those less fortunate than myself and the desire to completely immerse myself in another culture led me down the dusty dirt paths of the slums of Mishomoroni, Kenya, to New Hope Orphanage, with the countless rows of wide brown eyes greeting me at every corner. I was 18 and on my own, scared and apprehensive as I had never been out of Europe before, yet I found myself feeling somewhat at home among all of these new, smiling faces…