Each year during February vacation students from the Monadnock High School Interact club and advisors from Keene Elm City Rotary travel to less fortunate communities to participate in International service projects. Previous destinations include El Salvador and Nicaragua. In 2019, the volunteers traveled to Puerto Rico. They worked in a town called Playa de Guayanes, which was ground zero when Hurricane Maria struck. 
During the week, Interactors and Rotarians cleaned five beaches filling more than 40 trash bags. They helped elderly citizens by painting four houses—work which would otherwise have been done by children or grandchildren who had left the island after the storm to find work elsewhere. Interact volunteers worked in a conservation center that is conducting a reforestation project of native trees and spent time with children at a Boys and Girls club. Doing this very meaningful work in locations that differ greatly from Cheshire County and helping people who have suffered and are in need of assistance is a moving experience and can be life changing for the Interactors as well as those they serve.
 
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