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“The project took me all the way to a small village called Panauti. Temporary classrooms were already in use and lessons were back to normal, but the children deserved more. I was eager to teach English and some new games to the children with the resources I brought to donate to the school. The children were fantastic and fully engaged in all my lessons.

“My grandma always used to say, ‘Don’t rest on your laurels – keep going.’ Anyone reading this who feels inspired: just remember the way you get meaning into your life is to devote yourself to loving others, devote yourself to your community around you, and devote yourself to creating something that gives you purpose and meaning.”

Read Charlie’s blog about his experience