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Kyla Pearce (center) and fellow volunteers dig a trench for bathroom piping in the village of La Alfombra in Costa Rica. Photo/courtesy of Kyla Pearce

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More than meets the eye: the heart of volunteers and partners

Grand Canyon High School senior, Kyla Pearce, takes a close look at what it means to volunteer during two week trip to Costa Rica

GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - In a country where the majority of people live comfortably in the middle class, we quite often become so accustomed to our own cultural norms that we become ignorant of the rest of the world.