Eighteen DFW travelers arrive in the Dominican Republic for a week-long service trip with Mariposa DR Foundation. First day? Getting to know each other. Then rolling up our sleeves. Details
Those who travel with Dining for Women are personally seeing the similarities in girls’ struggles around the world, and how two of our supported programs are helping those facing the biggest biases and lack of opportunities. Details
Join us for a look back at our two-week journey to mysterious, beautiful and troubled Southeast Asian country of Burma/Myanmar. Details
Today’s uphill trek takes us through villages, alongside fields and gives us the chance to meet many villagers. Lunch in villagers’ homes was our reward. Details
The last day with Girl Determined included a moving skit about domestic violence presented by the girls and a visit to a Buddhist nunnery. Details
Watching the sunrise over the plains of Bagan from a hot-air balloon, climbing a pagoda — our travelers do it all. Details
Our 13 travelers arrive in Burma on a 15-day journey few have had the chance to experience in recent memory. First stop, the 2600-year-old Shwedagon Pagoda with its special traditions. Details
Travel Program Director Patricia Andersson unwraps the gifts that travel brings us in honor of the holiday season. Details
November 25 is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. It’s a day selected to coincide with a date very important to the founders of the Maiposa DR Foundation. Read why. Details
Dining for Women travelers have visited a number of the programs receiving sustained funding. Get an up-close-and-personal view.
One of our members questions why we offer costly travel programs when that same money could go so far to support our programs. Patricia Andersson, DFW’s Travel Program Director, explores the responsibilities of privilege and the value of our trips. Details
Ever wondered how to read about some of the trips the Travel Program has taken? This post will show you the easiest way to access the travel blogs, plus give you a taste of our recent trip to India. Details
Life is a series of special connections and we never know where threads will lead you. Travel Program Director Patricia Andersson ties up the threads in this look at how the travel program and our October 2014 featured program Bumi Sehat are connected.