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Helios: Connecting with the past, Looking to the future...

Last week I went with the FBC/McMinnville team to the communities of La Pimienta and El Calderon. They are located in the Chinendega Department (analogous to States in the US) near the Honduran border. 580 more words


Vroom Vroom: From the States to New Zealand to Nicaragua

The United States is one of few countries that allows such young drivers the chance to obtain a driver’s license. 16 years old. To gain a learner’s permit; 15 years old. 1,099 more words


Part 1: The Road to Clean Cookstoves

by Valentina de Rooy

Valentina de Rooy is a Nicaraguan psychologist with experience in qualitative research about social phenomena. Her passion is working with rural communities on a diversity of issues for the community development in Nicaragua, her country of origin. 640 more words

International Program

Chicken Buses: A Story

We needed to travel from San Juan del Sur up to coast to another beach/town called Popoyo. It’s a long drive even in a car: 1,024 more words


Soooo: I did a thing...

I am doing a thing I suppose I should say. I’m going on another cool adventure!!! A REAL adventure this time though. Don’t get me wrong: I LOVED my Cuba adventure it was so much fun and so relaxing and it did the job I needed it to. 806 more words


Colorful Granada

Granada is a charming, walkable city. Located at the base of huge volcano that is shrouded in an ever-changing cloud forest.

It’s the architecture that’s the real star of the place. 445 more words