Category Archives: Community Service
Gracie Callaghan of Norwich, Vermont, traveled with Putney on our high school summer community service program to Rwanda in 2013. She recently shared her college essay with us about her experience. … Continue reading
Congratulations to Madison Welker, an alumna of our summer community service program in Rwanda, on her acceptance to Lehigh University, Elon University, Tulane University, Colby College, Loyala University Maryland, University of Maryland College Park, University of … Continue reading
Hamjambo! (“Hello” in Swahili)
As we prepare for our twenty-first summer in Tanzania, we recently caught up with several alumni of our Community Service Tanzania program. Check out what they had to say about their most memorable Putney experiences, … Continue reading
We here at the barn were thrilled to learn that one of our partner communities in Costa Rica is the subject of an important new documentary film! A Small Section of the World, directed by Waiting for Superman producer … Continue reading
Summer has officially begun! Several of our groups have touched down in their program destinations, including our first Costa Rica community service program. Check out this excerpt from their first blog post, and get excited for a summer of … Continue reading
We recently got back in touch with Alanna Jamner, an alumni of our summer community service program in Vietnam and our summer public health and development program in Rwanda. Alanna is a senior … Continue reading
We’re very grateful to Emma Will, a 2013 alumni of our summer volunteer program in India for high school students, for sharing this video. A senior at The Prairie School in Racine, Wisconsin, Emma and her … Continue reading
Congratulations to Hannah Nohstadt, a 2013 alumni of our high school community service program in Peru, for winning this year’s Putney Student Travel Instagram Contest! Hannah (@hannahnohs_that) took the photo with the most … Continue reading
We’re proud to publish our latest Putney Premiere, an invigorating glimpse at the magic of our community service program in Tanzania. Watch the video, and follow the links below to watch more Putney Premieres.
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Our Community Service Ecuador program sent this dispatch from their weekend in Cuicocha. Putney Student, Ming, chronicles the group’s adventures day by day and includes amazing photos from the journey!
Friday: Today was the day we finished painting the church! … Continue reading