Summer 2013

July 29, 2013

Last moments in Nicaragua

After several sad goodbyes with families in Carazo yesterday, the group traveled to the same Centro Kairos guesthouse in Managua where they had stayed the first two…

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July 28, 2013

With the project presentations finished, today was a final vacation day before beginning the process of starting the journey back home.  The group traveled an hour to…

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July 27, 2013

The other half of the students, those who did not give their presentations yesterday, presented the findings of their projects this morning.  After lunch together we took…

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July 26, 2013

This morning half the students gave informal 10-minute presentations on a topic they chose before leaving for their service assignments.  When the work was finished, we had…

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July 25, 2013

Today all the students safely returned from their service locations.  They each stopped by Quinta Goshen, the house where Doug and Maria are living, to leave off…

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July 21, 2013

Carazo – Cora

Cora works with Libros para Niños (Books for Children), an organization in Jinotepe that promotes reading.   An earlier date for Maria to visit Cora at her work…

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July 18, 2013

El Lagartillo – Alejandro

Alejandro is working in this small rural community that the whole group had visited in early June.  After the 20-mile race on Sunday (see earlier post) Maria…

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July 15, 2013

  On Sunday five members of the group participated with several hundred others in a race from Managua to the city of Masaya, 20 miles southeast of…

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July 15, 2013

Managua – Becky

Becky is working in Managua at the Centro Cultural Batahola, a community center that offers a wide variety of educational and cultural programs for low-income families in…

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July 14, 2013

These two students are doing their service assignments in this Caribbean coast community that the group had visited back in mid-May.  Bobby is working at the health…

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