One way to give back to spend a day helping to clean up a local school. In 2008, Hurricane Ike badly damaged South Caicos and the island’s schools. You can now help rebuild the structure, while also learning about the lives of elementary and high schools students who take part in the program.
Or if you’re an animal lover, you can hang out with local island dogs. In Turks & Caicos, stray dogs are known as potcakes and an organization called Potcake Place adopts out 500 to 600 dogs a year to the U.S. Start by borrowing a dog for a beach outing, and soon the beach outing may become a plane outing.
Watch as Peter shows you how to give back and get even more back in return on the last installment of Hidden Gems: Turks & Caicos.
For more Turks & Caicos & Hidden Gem info, check out:
- The Hidden Gems archives
- Ask the Locals Travel Guide: Providenciales, Turks & Caicos
- Peter’s Like A Local Turks & Caicos video