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It is with the generous support of the 60 million girls foundation that we kick off this new year with a new project. The Education for Climate Responsiveness project enables ... It is with the generous support of the 60 million girls foundation that we kick off this new year wi...

In The Field

Repeat the Sounding Joy in Guatemala's Highlands

Rainwater collection systems and water storage tanks save time for women and girls in Guatemala. Maria Luisa Ramirez Vasquez shares that she has spent many summer months over ... Rainwater collection systems and water storage tanks save time for women and girls in Guatemala. Mar...

In The Field

Teaching into Summertime

Five Alberta teachers who traded suburban classrooms for pickup truck commutes up hillsides to rural Guatemala schools have returned from two weeks of sharing space, sharing i... Five Alberta teachers who traded suburban classrooms for pickup truck commutes up hillsides to rural...

In The Field, Travel Stories

Nothing Wasted

In the company of Maya-Mam women in Comitancillo, Guatemala, the predisposition to being mindful of means is clear. As evidenced by dry cornstalk fences and locally-woven text... In the company of Maya-Mam women in Comitancillo, Guatemala, the predisposition to being mindful of ...

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Story of Change: Defending Madre Tierra

Since childhood, Glendy Paola Agustín Jiguan has been a defender of gender equality, human rights, and Mother Earth. Glendy’s activism stems from being a woman from a historic... Since childhood, Glendy Paola Agustín Jiguan has been a defender of gender equality, human rights, a...

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Reducing Migration through Investment in Education

Migration from Central America to the United States is a complex issue. With root causes steeped in history, corruption of public authorities, trade agreements that favour mul... Migration from Central America to the United States is a complex issue. With root causes steeped in ...

In The Field

Business un-usual in Guatemala

The Technology for Improved Education project, ongoing since January 2019, has been working in ten community schools to improve the quality of education through the distributi... The Technology for Improved Education project, ongoing since January 2019, has been working in ten c...

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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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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...

In The Field