Youth Ambassadors (YAMS) Ecuador 2013, Day 4

Youth Ambassadors (YAMS) Ecuador 2013, Day 4


VIM Teams

3/7/2013

Day 4 – Heather Ungerer
Today was out third work day.  It began with a breakfast that consisted of rolls and fresh fruit. One thing I will miss terribly about Ecuador is the freshness and natural taste of the fruit.
With full stomachs and well rested bodies we drove to the work site.  Today we found two huge piles of rocks greeting us at the work site.  Our task was to spread these rocks over the yard.  This seems to be a simple task, but it was extremely tedious.
Already, on the third work day, I have experienced the power of helping others; it is an uplifting and life changing feeling.  After a delicious chicken lunch we went back to work.  By the end of our work day we had almost spread the entire two rock piles.
Once on the bus we were told we would be going for an excursion to get Ecuadorian hot chocolate and biscuits.  It was different, but like most things in Ecuador, amazing.  This day was a beautiful gift and I am terribly thankful for it.