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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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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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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 ...

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The Role of Women is Critical

The role of women is critical in shaping an equal future. #InternationalWomensDay Women bring irreplaceable contributions to decisions, policies, and laws when their experienc... The role of women is critical in shaping an equal future. #InternationalWomensDay Women bring irrepl...

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Safeguarding Language: Preserving Cultural Diversity

It is 2013, and I am visiting the BOSAWAS, Nicaragua, for the first time. I scribble down phonetic abominations of Miskito words in my pocket notebook. I offer up my mispronou... It is 2013, and I am visiting the BOSAWAS, Nicaragua, for the first time. I scribble down phonetic a...

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New Initiative for a New Year

One of the initiatives that will be expanded in 2021 as a result of your support and the support of 60milliongirls is our Education Project in the Bosawas, Nicaragua. Educatio... One of the initiatives that will be expanded in 2021 as a result of your support and the support of ...

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Sindia Speaks from Experience

When Sindia urges youth in her homecommunity of Siminka in the BOSAWAS to stay in school, it is fair to say that she herself speaks from experience. When she equips teachers w... When Sindia urges youth in her homecommunity of Siminka in the BOSAWAS to stay in school, it is fair...

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Solar Power Brings Light and Learning to Off-Grid Communities

For what the BOSAWAS biosphere forest reserve in northwest Nicaragua may lack in accessibility and connectivity, it makes up for in sunshine – the source of photosynthesis, Vi... For what the BOSAWAS biosphere forest reserve in northwest Nicaragua may lack in accessibility and c...

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