People I Meet: Ashley and Jason from Chicago

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Days in Korea: Somewhere close to 365

Days left in Korea: 2

First met Ashley: Through email last December, when she wrote to me from SLP, the private school where I now work

What she said:Most days I love the kids and teaching. . . it’s very clean, lunches are good, and the kids are amazing.”

Tagline on their blog Karma Travels: Love to Help. Love to Travel

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Days in Korea: Somewhere close to 365

Days left in Korea: 2

First met Ashley: Through email last December, when she wrote to me from SLP, the private school where I now work

What she said:Most days I love the kids and teaching. . . it’s very clean, lunches are good, and the kids are amazing.”

Tagline on their blog Karma Travels: Love to Help. Love to Travel

In 2009, they volunteered in Peru for: Earthquake relief and children with special needs

And in Costa Rica at: a Wildlife Refuge relocating eggs for Leatherback Sea Turtles

Currently fundraising for: A new well in Butakoola Village, Uganda

Following a volunteer stint in Uganda, they plan to traverse: Kenya, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Nepal, and India

Future dream is: Creating their own non-profit organization for social justice

Back home, they can’t wait to: Eat sweet veggie goodness at their favourite Chicago restaurants

With: Their friends and family

And: Hug their dogs

I am moved by: Their energy, ambition, and generosity

And will miss: Their laughter, insight and thoughtfulness

As well as: Ashley’s crazy-good banana bread

And: Our late-night walks along the stream

I wish them: Experiences that continue to inspire their days

And hope: We will see each other again, in another part of the world…

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Keep in touch my friends! xo



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