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Technology for Gender Equality

Technology in the Bosawas has the potential to empower youth and prepare them for success in the future knowledge economy. In addition to its potential to improve educational ... Technology in the Bosawas has the potential to empower youth and prepare them for success in the fut...

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Teachers are Key to Successful Tech

Great technology alone is not the answer to education. But technology in the hands of a great teacher can transport a classroom enthusiastically into the unknown! Teacher trai... Great technology alone is not the answer to education. But technology in the hands of a great teache...

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Offline Learners Connect to the World's Knowledge

In the company of a representative from the Ministry of Education, Change for Children’s team travels to remote communities in Nicaragua’s Bosawas Biosphere Reserve only acces... In the company of a representative from the Ministry of Education, Change for Children’s team travel...

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Healthy Diets for a #zerohunger World

With the introduction of modern seed-breeding programs, many farmers are now reliant on commercial seed companies who produce a few dominant and patented types. In Bella Vista... With the introduction of modern seed-breeding programs, many farmers are now reliant on commercial s...

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Unscripted and Unstoppable

“More girls today are attending and completing school, fewer are getting married or becoming mothers while still children, and more are gaining the skills they need to e... “More girls today are attending and completing school, fewer are getting married or becoming m...

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Gravity with Gravitas

In Pellizco Central, the water committee is learning to use tablets to communicate with their municipal government, to track water usage in their community, and to continue th... In Pellizco Central, the water committee is learning to use tablets to communicate with their munici...

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The Littlest Philanthropists

Second graders at Bearspaw School spent a week in March learning about water scarcity and took to the streets to raise awareness.  And by streets, I mean the schoolyard where ... Second graders at Bearspaw School spent a week in March learning about water scarcity and took to th...

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'Online' off the beaten path

Though I walk into the Taltimiche school classroom brandishing my own zoom lens and manual camera in addition to the smartphone in my pocket, it is I who ends up being the one... Though I walk into the Taltimiche school classroom brandishing my own zoom lens and manual camera in...

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School inauguration day in Siminka!

The school in Siminka on the banks of the Coco River in Nicaragua’s Bosawas biosphere reserve is nearing completion on the day we journey here. We make our way up the ri... The school in Siminka on the banks of the Coco River in Nicaragua’s Bosawas biosphere reserve ...

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Backhoes and Buttonholes

Backhoes and Buttonholes Teresa Chavaria can talk integlligently on both of these topics. I like her already. As a member of the Water Committee in El Hatillo, she knows more ... Backhoes and Buttonholes Teresa Chavaria can talk integlligently on both of these topics. I like her...

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