Today is departure day for our students. Some are already flying off to their next destination, while others are resting up before they take off soon. It’s been an amazing three weeks, and our staff team here at GLA China is gearing up for another group of students who arrive Tuesday.
As students leave, we’ve all been reflecting about our favorite experiences in China. For many of us, the community service was most meaningful. One of the best projects was painting the walls of a school building in the Fangshan region of Beijing, along with the students, who are children of migrant workers. It was such a powerful experience because we built relationships with the kids, had a great time, AND felt like we made some real contributions. We were really proud of the results and will remember these children very fondly: