Making a Difference Archives - Travel Deep and Wide

December 7, 2015
Random Acts

Random Acts: What the Terrorist and the Good Samaritan have in common

Our family was here in Paris during the recent ISIS attacks that took the lives of 130 people. We watched the fear increase across Paris. Our […]
July 29, 2015
Compassionate Travel and Pablo's Story

Compassionate Travel and Pablo’s Story

There are moments in our travel where our hearts are ripped from our chests. Instead of only skimming the surface of the most beautiful tourist spots, […]
June 13, 2015
Mexico's Child Labor, A Working Solution 1

Child Labor in Mexico: A Working Solution

We recently came face-to-face with the heartbreaking reality of unrelenting child labor in Mexico: child field workers. Philosophically, we wrestle with the abuse we saw. Even […]
October 23, 2014
Girl baby

Government Hospital in Belize: a horrific birth story

Stacey-jean assists Veronica (not her real name) as she labors in horrific conditions at a government hospital in Belize. Prelude The below story is graphic and […]
October 6, 2014
Jungle swing

Amish and Mennonites in Belize Departing Into the Jungle

My story chronicles the plight of Amish and Mennonites in Belize as they depart their communities, starting over in the jungle. This is also the story […]
September 14, 2014
educated child

Making a Difference: The Philippines

Traveling within developing countries will cause your child to open her eyes to others’ needs and open her hands in compassion. One great advantage of intentionally […]