High School trip to Costa Rica: June 24-July 2, 2018

Trip Summary: On this trip we will travel to the small, safe, rural community of Coopevega located in northern Costa Rica where we will work with the local community members to build a multisport court for soccer, volleyball, and basketball. Coopevega is an agricultural community working on the nearby sugar cane farms. There are currently no […]

Adult & Family Trip to Thailand: July 24-Aug 2, 2018

Trip Summary: On this trip we will travel to the small, safe, rural community of Ban Kho which is a close-knit community located at the base of a small mountain in the Isaan region of Thailand.  Together with the community members we will help build a multipurpose court at the Ban Kho School which also […]

George Fox Men’s Basketball Team in El Chorro, Panama

Living out their team motto, “MBFO” (“Men Built for Others”), members of the university’s men’s basketball team left the comforts of home in mid-August to spend eight days in the impoverished community of El Chorro, Panama, building a multi-purpose sports court. All 16 players on the roster, joined by head coach, Maco Hamilton, and two […]

Loyola School Volunteers Welcomed in Salitre, Costa Rica

The seven days I spent in Salitre, Costa Rica with the Bribri community and Courts for Kids were full of memorable connections and life-changing experiences. Going into the trip, our primary goal was to build a multipurpose sports court with the help of Peace Corps volunteers and locals. However, I felt that we accomplished so […]

A Memorable Project for Families in Praek Barang, Cambodia

The blog below was written by Romly Kao, an exceptional Cambodian student who worked with us on our recent court project.  This is the first time we have had a host-country national student write a trip blog.  Please excuse any grammar, spelling or translation mistakes.  He wrote the blog in English, his second language. សូមចុចទីនេះសម្រាប់ភាសាខ្មែរ […]

Cristo Rey Students Build in Torbellino, Mexico

During my summer experience I went to Torbellino, Mexico to help build a basketball court. I went with seven adults, and twenty-one other students. Eleven students were from Cristo Rey Brooklyn, and ten of them were from our sister school, Cristo Rey Dallas. It was a pleasure getting to know and work with them. In […]