Learning Lessons from the Villagers in Yanamono II, Peru

By: Shelly Burningham Human beings are diverse in many ways. We come from different lifestyles, religions, gender, race, and nationalities. Despite those differences, we all feel joy and pain.  Youthlinc has given me the opportunity to understand the world better. 

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The Buoc Village 2020 Construction in Vietnam

By: Tong Quang Nam  I am Nam. I am writing this to send my great thanks to the organization for helping Buoc village’s residents recover and improve their living standards. As a person who has spent years in Buoc village

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Parent Information about the Youthlinc Service Year

By Taylor Ostmark The Youthlinc Service Year is a unique experience for high school and college aged students to immerse themselves in the world of service. Youthlinc’s mission is to create lifetime humanitarians. Through the 9 month program, participants in

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Join us as we explore Mongolia

We are excited to invite you to join us in Mongolia for the first time in summer 2021. Mongolia is a place of adventure, where you can experience firsthand rich nomadic culture and beautiful untouched landscapes. Our Mongolia 2021 Service

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International Sustainability and the Youthlinc Model

How does Youthlinc choose a new site? IN-COUNTRY COORDINATORS Youthlinc partners with local NGO’s and Rotary clubs in-country to ensure our work will benefit the overall community in a positive way.  Partners are vetted out and have stellar reputations for

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Student teaching kids in Guatemala

Returning to San Martin, Guatemala in 2021

By Jordan Taylor Guatemala is home to volcanoes, rainforest, and ancient Mayan sites. There is an endless need and a desire to improve. As one of our closest sites, Guatemala proves that you don’t always need to travel far to

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Mongolia Water Project

Mongolia 2021

We are so excited to announce our newest site MONGOLIA! Mongolia is the world’s most sparsely populated country at about 3 million people; geographically it is the 18th largest. It is known as the “land of the blue sky” since

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David Muiru

International Connection: Interview with David Muiru

By Jackie Moynihan and David Muiru Youthlinc’s international efforts would not be possible without the help of our outstanding connections on the ground in the countries we serve. For the next several months, we will highlight our In Country Coordinators,

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Chiang – By Abinadi Smith

  In Thailand, I met a man named Chiang. When I first saw him, I was walking to the building where the vocational aspects of our trip were held. He was less crawling on the ground and more dragging himself

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January Committee Training Recap

By: Brayden Davies On Saturday, January 11th we had our 7th annual Youthlinc-wide committee training at Juan Diego Catholic High School. Being able to see our 400+ participants together in the auditorium to start the meeting just goes to show

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Cambodia Killing Fields

The Killing Fields are located on the outskirts of Phnom Penh and was a location of torture, interrogation and execution from members of the Khmer Rouge in the 1970s. Over 14,000 people are known to have entered and been executed.

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Be Here Now – Ben Summa

The Nepal Project’s goal is to let people know that it’s time for us to build connections instead of barriers. Learning from other cultures and sharing experiences fosters important relationships. Going out of your comfort zone and meeting new people creates

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Nepal June 2018

From June 13 to June 15 we spent 54 hours traveling to  our destination. This was broken up with 4 flights and one awesome excursion in Singapore. In Singapore we went to Gardens By the Bay which are these massive

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Peru July 2018 Reflection

Team Leader Nate Jones reflects on the 2017-18 Peru July team’s experiences in Pucallpa.  We’ve been having an incredible experience in the village of Pucallpa (pronounced Poo-cal-pah) in the Amazon! Our team has been working hard and getting dirty removing

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