UC students change lives in typhoon-hit Philippines

Nine UC students have just returned from volunteering in a rural part of the Philippines, which was devastated by Typhoon Haiyan in 2013.

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There they created a 500m2 permaculture garden, with a new irrigation system designed to save the school money long-term and two enclosed greenhouses built to survive typhoons and heavy rain.

The garden will produce healthy food for the community and any excess can be sold for profit.

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And here’s all the details on the 21 Day Challenge, which was what brought these students together and sent them on the experience of a lifetime.


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