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Learning Outside the Lines

The first time I stepped out of a canoe and into a classroom in the Bosawas, Nicaragua to assist a dental brigade, I never would have imagined that a few years later, that sam... The first time I stepped out of a canoe and into a classroom in the Bosawas, Nicaragua to assist a d...

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Keepers of the Culture

Teacher training sessions have recently expanded to three new communities in the BOSAWAS as part of the Technology for Improved Learning and Education project. Teacher trainin... Teacher training sessions have recently expanded to three new communities in the BOSAWAS as part of ...

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Flash Forward for Teachers

The Technology for Improved Learning and Education project — transforming education in the most isolated communities through the inclusion of digital resources for teaching an... The Technology for Improved Learning and Education project — transforming education in the most isol...

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Solar makes it so!

COVID-19 has further exposed the importance of connecting all students to learning and skill-building opportunities, including those living without consistent, reliable access... COVID-19 has further exposed the importance of connecting all students to learning and skill-buildin...

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"Get Involved in Community"

Gleysi Judith Calderón Espinoza Age: 32 years old Occupation: Housewife Community: Paso Benito, Quezalguaque Water Committee President “We are the first to get up and the las... Gleysi Judith Calderón Espinoza Age: 32 years old Occupation: Housewife Community: Paso Benito, Quez...

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"Women's Involvement Matters"

Karen Alexandra Laguna Torres Age: 26 years old Community: El Cristalito, El Jicaral Water Committee Secretary “I studied a professional career. I have a degree in Business Ad... Karen Alexandra Laguna Torres Age: 26 years old Community: El Cristalito, El Jicaral Water Committee...

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"We are achieving what we desire for our community"

Francisco Javier Hernandez Age: 53 years old Occupation: Farmer Community: Los Urroces, Leon Water Committee President “Anything can be learned when there is a will to do so. ... Francisco Javier Hernandez Age: 53 years old Occupation: Farmer Community: Los Urroces, Leon Water C...

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Priceless: The Value of Water

Water’s value for our households, food, culture, health, education, economics and the integrity of our natural environment can simply not be measured. Which makes safegu... Water’s value for our households, food, culture, health, education, economics and the integrit...

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Innovation Transforms Water Management

Recently, I was fascinated to learn that Youtube’ing — an activity that many of us (admit it or not!) spend plenty of time doing — is also one of the activities that see... Recently, I was fascinated to learn that Youtube’ing — an activity that many of us (admit it o...

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