Travis Kumph is a co-founder of Friends New England, a 501(c)3 non-profit dedicated to educational and social development projects in Nicaragua and Peru. Travis published Peace of Me, a collection of reflections about volunteering abroad and the impact it can have on not just the communities being served, but on the volunteers themselves. His book is the inspiration for the feature documentary H.O.P.E. Was Here, to be released in 2014.
It was 4:30am when I arrived at our college’s ministry building. 25 other students were congregating there. It was March 11th and we were headed to Peru.