“My trip to Nicaragua exceeded my expectations”

Jessie Hammers, a sophomore at Keuka College, reflects on her 2018 winter break trip with Keuka College. 

My trip to Nicaragua definitely exceeded all of my expectations. For one, I didn’t realize that I was going to make lasting friendships with people who I don’t even share the same language with. At first it was hard to communicate and almost awkward but as the time went on I was able to bond with the children and others through different forms of communicating like facial expressions and gestures and it was amazing.

Read more of Jessie’s reflections here.