Monthly Archives: September 2011

8 months after the Great East Japan Quake…

Webinar featuring Ms. Chie Goto, United Planet Japan Country Manager.

A beautiful window on a village in Ghana

“I am the volunteer Owen who participated the united planet program in Ghana this summer, I joined this program in August. After I came back, I made a video about this experience.”

Ghana Time

We just heard from Jenny, a Long Term volunteer who began her 6 months in Ghana this August 2011. Here are some excerpts from her blog… we’re all excited to read up on her trip, it sounds great so far!

“Experience of a lifetime” in Ecuador

“Quito forced me to step out of my comfort zone and try new things on a daily basis. Whether it was adapting to the schedule at the center or zip-lining over the rain-forest, I was compelled to live outside of my normal world in the United States. The trip was an exhilarating experience of a lifetime that I would never trade for anything.”

United Planet hosts youth leaders from Taiwan

United Planet recently welcomed a group of Taiwanese students who traveled to Boston with the purpose of promoting an understanding of their country while working with local schools on joint youth projects….