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Posts tagged with: Pacific Project
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Watching a Nation Grow: Pacific Project 2017

11 September, 2017

You watched it grow Seeds sowed between the blood-stained soil A flower 27 metres high You watched it tend to itself Empty water cans Peelings band aids Rough CPR Its detangled roots coughed itself back to life You shook hands with its green thumbs As it groomed brighter than the weeds outside No more Bullets wrapped in thorns In twisting vines And see it was fine The way you watched as it was plucked from its roots You didn’t pull the trigger to shoot But its petals slowly fell Withered and you could tell It still saw red within its tornadoes of warm wind It tries To photosynthesize Reaching out to the sun And you’re still watching As it glows

~Varsha Krithivasan 

Varsha is one of the 12 high school students that I, along with two other volunteers, took to Timor-Leste in July on Pacific Project.… Read more ›

The itinerary for Pacific Project 2014 by Alexandra Fuller
National

The itinerary for Pacific Project 2014 by Alexandra Fuller

13 July, 2014

After completing orientation activities in Darwin, delegates have flown to Dili, the nation’s capital city in the north of the country.

Staying here for one night, we will be given a tour of some of the capital’s historic sites, including a moving visit to the Santa Cruz cemetery, the site of the massacre of over 250 Timorese involved in a peaceful memorial procession in November 1991 by Indonesian soldiers.… Read more ›

National

Pacific Project 2014 Delegate Profiles

13 July, 2014

Pacific Project is a unique collaboration between UN Youth Australia and Destination Dreaming, partnering to help young people to understand and contribute to the world around them.

It is a year-long project for years 10 -12 students and culminates in a two week exploration of East Timor.… Read more ›

Queensland

Pacific Project Applications Close in 5 Days!

30 August, 2013

There is 5 days left for students in years 9-11 to apply to Pacific Project 2014. Pacific Project is a 2 week tour of East Timor where students will work on development projects, meet with diplomats and NGOs, experience the history and culture of East Timor and learn about aid work in a developing country.… Read more ›