Jenna Keirns’ experience in India

Jenna Kierns
Volunteer Name:Jenna Kierns
Project Attended:Child Development Volunteering
Country Attended:India
Volunteer Bio:I am 28 years old from Denver Colorado, USA and am currently a Social Studies teacher.
What was your greatest achievement? Getting out of my comfort zone to travel to India by myself.
What advice would you give future participants? Bring supplies for students/children such as pencils, candy, games, bubbles, etc.
What was your most memorable moment? My most memorable moment was visiting the hill village that I was going to volunteer at for the first time, and seeing the beautiful landscape there.
Please tell others why you think they should sign up for a program with Kaya If you want to feel safe exploring a new place within the structure of a program, and get to create authentic connections with people in a different culture.


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“I think the students made more of a difference on me than I did on them. I definitely think I benefited their learning and taught them some new math and English skills”