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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 same classroom would be solar powered and playing host to offline hotspot technology ben...

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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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Because, Teachers.

While the school year will soon wrap up for the summer, a teacher’s work, it seems, is never done! Teachers from all walks share knowledge—be it elementary fundamentals,... While the school year will soon wrap up for the summer, a teacher’s work, it seems, is never d...

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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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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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"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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Little Learners; Huge Hearts

By Mrs. Rogers, Bearspaw Schoool Grade 1/2 Teacher — My class of first and second graders was learning all about WATER in Science class! We explored the different properties o... By Mrs. Rogers, Bearspaw Schoool Grade 1/2 Teacher — My class of first and second graders was learni...

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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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