By Victoria Brown, social media coordinator
As I reflect over the last few days traveling in El Salvador for the Unbound blogger trip, one thing continuously comes to mind: the strength of mothers.
Beginning June 1, a team of bloggers and journalists will travel with Unbound to El Salvador and share their experiences with you.
Kristin Littrell, freelance writer and former Unbound staffer, is looking forward to co-leading Unbound’s first blogger trip and will write about her experiences for our blog.
By Rebecca Keeven, Rockhurst University student and Alpha Sigma Alpha member
In March, I traveled with a group of fellow Rockhurst University students to San Lucas Tolimán, Guatemala, for a weeklong service-immersion trip. While preparing for this trip, I did the usual: packed, attended pre-trip meetings and made sure I was caught up on shots and vaccines.
During this time, I also filled out paperwork for an individual sponsor visit through Unbound. Four other women and I were going to have the opportunity to visit the child our sorority, Alpha Sigma Alpha, sponsors. We filled out our paperwork, communicated with Unbound, and set up a date and time to meet our sponsored child, Adriana.
Follow us on our first blogger trip to El Salvador!
Beginning June 1, four bloggers and two journalists will be visiting our project in El Salvador to share stories, photos and videos from the field.
You’ll see content from our travelers on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, as well as featured stories on their blogs and ours.
Click here to find more about each blogger!
Unbound staff member Amanda Burian recently went on an awareness trip to Guatemala along with her mother and grandmother. All three shared short reflections on their experiences. Read more
Our awareness trip to India was the most memorable, amazing time we have ever spent. The beautiful faces of those happy children, their joyful singing and dancing, their eagerness to meet us, to touch us, to have their picture taken with us, all these things filled us with joy.
Though we weren’t “their” sponsors, we represented all sponsors, and they loved us as though we had been writing them letters for years.