The Trials of Building in Odisha India

November 13th, 2015|India|

Upon arriving at the site where we were to begin building a chicken coop that Orphans to Ambassadors donated to Rural Life Development Society in Biswanathpur, Odisha India we were greeted by the local men and women. The local village women were dressed on traditional sarees that were brightly colored with floral patterns and traditional [...]

I’m Being Treated Like an Indian Princess

October 29th, 2015|India|

Upon our arrival in Biswanathpur, Odisha India we were greeted by 5 beautiful Indian women. Two were dressed in jeans and a nice top and the other three in traditional Indian Sarees. They each took my right hand in theirs and with one light raise they "shook" my hand, bowed their head slightly and said [...]

India for the First Time

October 27th, 2015|India|

Our journey to India took us from Seattle, WA USA through Dubai, UAE with a short layover to Hyderabad, India. Once landed in Hyderabad we grabbed our bags and managed to get through customs with our Visas. In order to get us to our final destination at Biswanathpur, Odisha we still had a short 1 hour [...]

Trek to India and Nepal – Our Itinerary

October 14th, 2015|India|

October 21, 2015 The team of volunteers from Orphans to Ambassadors, including myself, will be stepping on the plane in Seattle, WA that takes to Hyderabad by way of Dubai on United Emirates Airlines. October 23, 2015 After a long flight including one layover in Dubai the team arrives in Visakhapatnam, India at 08:00. October 24 [...]

Another Trek – this time Nepal and India

September 1st, 2015|India|

Orphans to Ambassadors works with organizations around the world that serve displaced and vulnerable children in developing nations. The volunteers raise funds and work to provide sustainable technology that save money, improve quality-of-life and promote self-sufficiency by addressing critical issues like water reclamation, renewable energy, and sustainable food sources. We will be building a chicken [...]