Summer 2012

July 26, 2012

Departure

On Monday morning we were greeted with a traditional Nicaraguan breakfast for the student’s last meal before heading to the airport – gallo pinto, eggs, chorizo, salsa,…

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July 25, 2012

On Friday morning students said a final goodbye to their host families and loaded all their luggage on the bus.  There was a lot of conversation as…

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July 24, 2012

On Thursday July 19, the 33rd anniversary of the end to the Somoza dictatorship, we met at Quinta Goshen after students had a few free hours with…

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July 19, 2012

Back in Carazo

All students arrived safely back from their service locations yesterday.  The day was filled with lots of laughter and story telling.  Students enjoyed a pizza lunch with…

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July 13, 2012

For our last service visit, we headed back to Volcan Mombacho, where the group had gone for a field trip earlier in the semester.  Luke is a…

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July 13, 2012

Our journey to visit Caleb and Lynelle started out early as we left on a 6:15am-ish flight to Bluefields from Managua.  After arriving in Bluefields, we took…

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July 12, 2012

Erin is working at the Fortress of Hope children’s home on the outskirts of Managua.  The seventeen children and youth in this home have been abused either…

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July 12, 2012

Kelsey lives in the small rural community of Santa Julia outside of El Crucero.  El Crucero is only about a 30 minute bus ride from Jinotepe but…

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July 11, 2012

Andrew is working in the rural community of Candelaria in the Boaco department (state).  Normally it is a 30-45 minute bus ride and a 20 minute walk…

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July 11, 2012

After visiting students in and around Matagalpa, we enjoyed a scenic 1 ½ hour ride to Jinotega, the City of Mists.  Nearly 100 years ago, Nicaragua’s German…

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