GIE Oaxaca 2020

High school students from PCSS (Creston), LVR (Nelson) and Crawford Bay are travelling to Oaxaca, Mexico to participate in a service project and intercultural learning. They have been involved in local service and fundraising work in their communities and learning and developing their intercultural skill set. They will work with Techamos Una Mano and Anahuac university to build houses for impoverished families in the community. Activities also include reforestation work, Spanish Language Immersion classes, culinary classes, sport and other intercultural activities. This course is offered to students across Kootenay Lake School District 8. Student applications are available in spring. Contact teacher Kathi Knapik ( for further information. 

Oaxaca City, Oaxaca, Mexico