Project WOO: Waves of change
Hand ups, not handouts
The message is "hand ups, not handouts." After a day of cleaning the beaches, the local groms are ready to get wet.
Carly Chivers shows Debora Mora how to repair a board in Nicaragua. Local youth earn "credits" for use of donated WOO boards and getting travelers in the mix.
The first bricks of the community health center to be built in Gigante, Nicaragua, signed by the Gigante Health Committee.
One of the other benefits of getting dirty in the developing world is rinsing off. Program director Bo Fox, taking a break from the office.
Project WOO is bridging cultures through the enjoyment of surf. Travelers can volunteer by giving lessons and the locals learn to surf and take stewardship of the coast.
Volunteers in action: WOO provides English lessons at Gigante's elementary school.
No one wants summer to end, but eventually it does. Conclusion of WOO Summer Camp's community surf day.
Program director Bo Fox presenting the results of the needs assessment back to the community in preparation for selecting the next development project.