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The Final Days

On Thursday afternoon, we headed over to the Park again to help work with the kids on the mural. We’re so impressed with how dedicated and skilled the students are! The mural looks fantastic! We wrote up the five steps … Continue reading

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Santa Rosa Campaign Day

Early Wednesday morning.  Our alarms go off at 5:30am, and we roll out of bed feeling excited and a little anxious about our door-to-door campaign.  We all put on our matching t-shirts (which look awesome!), eat some coconut bread for … Continue reading

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Making compost, ponga ride to El Bluff, BICU farm visit….oh my!

Hello again! Yes, as you can tell by the title we are still very busy. I am going to try and give a thorough but brief update on all that we have been doing in the last few days. Friday … Continue reading

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250 students attend our presentation on composting!

Wednesday morning was our BIG event at the Moravian Gym. Approximately 250 students came to hear the presentation about the environment and composting. The students that came to the presentation are the same students who are going to be going … Continue reading

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Busy Days and Preparations

Bluefields is starting to feel more familiar to me now. The streets, houses, and pulperias (stores) are finally starting to form a map in my mind as we continue to walk around the city going to meetings or on errands. … Continue reading

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Forming Friendships

The end of our first week is approaching and the taxi strike is finally over. We have all gotten accostumed to our new life here in Blufields, eating our daily coconut bread, quenepes, and rice. We met with CEDEHCA-JEHN and the Scouts and … Continue reading

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From The Tia Irene, Pointeen Bluefields

Sup guys?! It´s Auesta here, posting my first update. Bluefields is beautiful. It’s lush and green and raining and raining. The sidewalks are made of tiles and on every street, every corner you turn music is playing. Life is loud and … Continue reading

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