Summer 2012

July 10, 2012

We rode a chicken bus for about 30 minutes along a bumpy road to the community of La Grecia just outside San Ramon, Matagalpa to visit Mary. …

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July 9, 2012

Brook is serving in a community about 22 km outside Matagalpa called Bálsamo Norte.  We literally traveled over the rivers and through the trees on a rutted,…

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July 9, 2012

The department (state) of Matagalpa is the most mountainous of Nicaragua, and Matagalpa City, where Kyle and Allison are living, is true to form.  Walking the streets…

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July 2, 2012

Leon, about a 2 hour bus ride from Managua, was the next stop in our circuit of service visits, where we visited Steph and Marissa.  Leon is…

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July 1, 2012

Anna and Rachel are spending their service time at Batahola Norte Cultural Center.  Batahola Norte is a barrio on the northwest side of Managua.  The center was…

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June 29, 2012

The next stop on our service visit schedule was another day trip into Managua to visit Hannah and Jennifer, who are both working in the area around…

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June 29, 2012

After visiting with Kat and Breanna, we continued about 30 minutes north to a barrio just outside Managua called San Antonio Sur where Amy and Jen live….

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June 28, 2012

Students are now about halfway through the service portion of their service assignment, so Keri and I have started traveling around to all the service locations to…

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June 20, 2012

Back in late May, the students had the opportunity to learn some new dance moves.  At the University where we held our afternoon charlas (chats), we asked…

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June 19, 2012

Despedida (farewell) is an event planned by the students to thank their host families and everyone that has helped to make the study portion of Nicaragua SST…

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