Author: Eric Schreiber

In an attempt to put our experience into words, we asked the crew two questions – What was the most challenging for you? What was the most surprising?...

A woman in traditional ultra-Orthodox Jewish attire told Alex and I to pull up our sweaters and cover our necks. Little kids stared and pointed and ran away....

I will not say that I went through a butterfly metamorphosis, but I sure did come home a different person, a better person, ready to go forward on the home front and make a difference in some way. ...

RWEYOWA assigned us the project of helping with the reconstruction of a well for access to clean water. We started work the next day, which included removing the garbage and excess dirt from the water source, then building a permanent guard with limestone, rocks, sandbags,...

The soil was hard and dry, like bedrock. Under the scorching heat we dug and dug. We were determined to dig these 25 holes that had to be a meter by a meter....

The OG Amazon Adventure Crew spent our first week in Lima, the capital city of Peru, taking in the culture in as many ways as we could. We took almost-daily Spanish classes to finesse our language skills before adventuring into the streets of Lima....

We're excited to announce that our Shout Out contest winner is Shelbie Huard! She's getting a cool $750 discount on her Fair Trade program in Guatemala! Our Community Outreach Coordinator, Eric, had the fun job of giving her a call to break the happy news. Her...

This year, in time for International Development Studies week, we are mobilizing in universities across North America....

Each year our Refer-A-Buddy program rewards team members who educate their peers on backpacking with a purpose. Bring a friend, schoolmate, or complete stranger on an OG program and we'll kick you back with a $100 gift card to MEC or REI....