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Build a Smaller World with SHI!

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LOOKING FOR A MEANINGFUL ADVENTURE? JOIN SHI IN CENTRAL AMERICA!

SHI's Smaller World Tours support farming communities in Central America by providing meaningful, community-based, service-learning experiences to current and future supporters of SHI.

Smaller World volunteers work alongside local staff and SHI participant families on a wide range of projects that have lasting impacts on in their communities. Days may be spent building wood-conserving stoves, constructing irrigation systems, planting gardens and much more.  SHI participant families, as well as volunteers, find this unique exchange to be unforgettable and inspiring. No special skill or experience is needed, and families and groups are welcomed.

Travel, Experience, Volunteer. We invite you to experience SHI's work for yourself!

If you would like to organize a trip for a group please get in touch! We are currently beginning to work on our schedule for Smaller World trips in 2015. We will be accepting groups to travel to our projects in Panama and Belize and would love to have you travel with us!

For more information about availability and pricing please send an email to smallerworld@sustainableharvest.org.

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"I just returned from a 10-day trip to Honduras with Sustainable Harvest International. That small organization with a relatively small staff ... is doing a fantastic job helping the rural areas of Honduras diversify crops and re-forest the denuded mountains of the country. [They] demonstrated a dedication and grasp of both the problems and possible solutions that I found worthy of Nobel prize recognition. The leadership of our Smaller World Tour by an employee of SHI was first-rate. We worked, we learned, we contributed. If there is truly a way to help the impoverished developing world, SHI holds the key."

~ Margaret, Smaller World participant & SHI Supporter

 
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