Matters of Scale

CE by API and Royal Oaks Alumnus Delaney Ryan reflects on the meaning of service work; and how works great and small matter.

For our last real day of service of the trip, we finished painting the walls of the school we started a few days ago. It was kind of a nice project because out of every kind of service we did, it was really the only tangible one. Distributing shoes and building water filters were extremely beneficial projects, but they’re not the kind of things that allow you to step back and definitively say that you have actually solved some kind of problem. They’re just small first steps in a much larger, unfathomable series of projects.

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