I feel like I've done something genuinely worthwhile and I've had a fantastic time.

I arrived at my construction Project after traveling in Costa Rica for 4 weeks. I thought that going from hostel to hostel had been rough on my body but it was nothing compared to the cuts, bruises and general fatigue after digging, not to say the work hasn't been enjoyable, it's just physically demanding.

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Volunteering on a construction site took me out of my element- I’m a politics student rather than a builder; it challenged me and I thoroughly enjoyed myself. I would recommend the project to anyone looking to do some worthwhile work and really see the material difference when they finish. Seeing the house go up has been excellent!

Dina Rickman

By Dina Rickman

At the end of my program, I left this report for uVolunteer. I hope it helps future volunteers have a good understanding of the uVolunteer program. I've also allowed uVolunteer to give out my email address to those interested in asking me questions about my trip and the uVolunteer program.

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