Back on Home Turf: Giveback 100 Day 22

Day 22 saw us back with CEPIA and this time on our home turf…FOOTBALL! As you probably know by now we are all football fans and have played football all our lives, so it was great when we got told there is a football match on Friday afternoons between local teams. CEPIA serves 18 different communities in Guanacaste, and this Friday there was a match … Continue reading Back on Home Turf: Giveback 100 Day 22

Basketball & Club de ninas- Giveback 100 Day 20 & 21

Day 20 of the Giveback 100 saw Just Three Amigos back with CEPIA volunteering to give our time filming for our upcoming video, and also helping out. Today, we were coaching Basketball! We have limited experience with the Basetball coaching despite Damo being the high school captain (it is in England though!) & Byron and Damo have worked at a summer camp in the US … Continue reading Basketball & Club de ninas- Giveback 100 Day 20 & 21

Saving Kids from Drowning in Costa Rica! Day 18 of Giveback100

For our first stop in Costa Rica we have partnered with an amazing organisation called CEPIA. This is a charity in the Guanacaste, which despite having some of the most famous tourist resorts, is also home to some of the worst poverty rates in Costa Rica. Check out their website here. CEPIA is known in the local community because of the great work it does … Continue reading Saving Kids from Drowning in Costa Rica! Day 18 of Giveback100

PR Consultants for New Local Business- Day 17 of GIVEBACK 100

If you saw our last post about how another opportunity came to us when we were giving back to Mario (there’s a recurring theme about how many opportunities find us!!), then you’ll be reading this in anticipation to see what we got up to!! Well funnily enough we spoke to a guy, Alejandro, who had just opened a bar in San Juan del Sur. He … Continue reading PR Consultants for New Local Business- Day 17 of GIVEBACK 100

Beach Bar Security & BarStaff: Day 15 & 16 of GIVEBACK 100

Day 15 and 16 rolled into one for us and was on of the most unusual opportunities that we have come across on our journey so far; NIGHTGUARDS FOR A NEW BEACH BAR! Thanks to our Nicaraguan friend Armando who put us in touch with Mario, we found ourselves on Playa Remanso, a beautiful beach just 15 minutes outside of the increasingly popular San Juan del … Continue reading Beach Bar Security & BarStaff: Day 15 & 16 of GIVEBACK 100

Giving Virtual English Lessons | GIVEBACK100 DAY 12 & 13

Day 12 saw another day of travelling which again saw another day of a challenging Giveback. But of course, we were confident we would find something!! We were travelling to Ometepe, which is an island in the middle of Lake Nicaragua and has two stunning volcanoes to show for it. This lake is the 20th largest lake in the world and with this island in … Continue reading Giving Virtual English Lessons | GIVEBACK100 DAY 12 & 13

Filming for a Local Charity | J3A GIVEBACK100 DAY 11

Day 11 was our first full day in Grenada and in true ‘More Than Backpacking’ style, we were up early to have a meeting with a local charity to see how we can help. Grenada is a beautiful city and was named after the Spanish city.  It’s cathederal is one of the nicest we’ve seen on our travels, and trust me we’ve seen a lot! … Continue reading Filming for a Local Charity | J3A GIVEBACK100 DAY 11

Feeding the Homeless- J3A Travelling Nicaragua | GIVEBACK100: DAY 10

As we were hitting our 10th day we were hitting a new challenge: our first day in the Giveback 100 whilst travelling! Travelling is tiring, and if you have ever been on some of the buses in Central America, not to mention in the sweltering heat, then you’ll find excuses of why you just want to eat some junk food and go to bed as … Continue reading Feeding the Homeless- J3A Travelling Nicaragua | GIVEBACK100: DAY 10