Pacifica/Samoa - Year 9 Students
Kristin School's Year 9 and 10 students have the opportunity to experience three weeks living in the small rural village community of Poutasi in Samao.
Poutasi was hit by a Tsunami in 2009 and has been rebuilding ever since. Students volunteer their time at the Poutasi pre-school and primary school; the district high school Falealili Secondary School. The group help with building projects, educational projects in the schools, teaching and get the chance to enjoy Samoan family life with a home visit experience.
They enjoy the tropical island environment, while learning about Samoan culture and what is means to recover from a natural disaster.