Hello to all supporters of Leavers2Leaders! We have three months until this year’s trip leaves from Perth on the Friday night of November 15th. This year we are looking at a travel group of 60 who will be travelling to the La Carlota and Cabacungan regions in Negros Occidental. This is the 10-year anniversary of... Continue Reading →
For all students interested in the 2019 trip, please view this video which outlines the 2018 experience and what you should expect for Nov 16-26, 2019. https://vimeo.com/315578341 Video link!
A month has flown by since we left the Philippines, but the impact our students had on the communities we visited will last a lifetime. As the new year approaches, it's a great time to reflect on the positive work these young men and women completed as we set goals and aspirations for the future.... Continue Reading →
Hello all, Pr Gary has purchased a keyboard for the Cabacungan IRC from the donation of funds that were collected from the students while we were in the Philippines. What a blessing it is to those we donated to. Kind Regards Darren Peakall Aka "Pickles"
We thank you for reading our blog! I am currently typing this up as we taxi on the runway leaving Manila so I must be quick. Our trip was amazing. Thank you parents for all your support and kind words. Mabuhay! We will be sending a link out soon of the highlight video and we... Continue Reading →
The crew left "Beulah Land" after saying their goodbyes to Ate (aunty) Dina and her wonderful crew for feeding us all week and Pr Dave and his wife who own the house in Cabacungan and wound their way back over the bumpy back roads and through the sugarcane and rice paddy fields to the city... Continue Reading →
The time has arrived, our last day on this beautiful island oasis. Even though it's our last day in paradise, there was still lots of work to be done. We woke up this morning, some worse than others as I (Tash) had incredibly sore blisters on my feet from the walks the night before. After... Continue Reading →
Dear parents / interested parties, just some important details as this will be the final blog post for the 2018 L2L trip. Arrival details are as follows: SQ 525 – 5:25am Wednesday 28th On a personal note, we teachers have been so impressed by the character of the young people in our charge. They have... Continue Reading →
This morning was a sleep in till 7:30 before packing our bags and leaving at 8am for breakie. It was a very emotional goodbye as we farewelled the cooks, drivers and pastors who have supported us throughout our trip. As we were waiting for the other schools to meet us we paid a quick visit... Continue Reading →