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Legacy School Construction Complete

Construction of our five classroom secondary school in the village of Tuburus on the Coco River in BOSAWAS, Nicaragua began in November. A crisp coat of paint and substantial sturdy benches capped off its construction! This school, the seventh secondary school...

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When Staying Home is a Privilege

In contrast with the mandates of all other Central American countries, schools in Nicaragua have remained open. The WHO (World Health Organization) recommendation of rest in p... In contrast with the mandates of all other Central American countries, schools in Nicaragua have rem...

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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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Water is Life. Wash your hands.

Wash your hands has been the mantra from the start of the pandemic. But what happens when washing your hands isn’t as easy as turning on the faucet and lathering up, or as sim... Wash your hands has been the mantra from the start of the pandemic. But what happens when washing yo...

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Covid Can't stop GOOD. It just can't.

It’s true. And when we all seek comfort and community, goodness and good news stories are just what we need. We are so pleased to be the recipients of just such goodness... It’s true. And when we all seek comfort and community, goodness and good news stories are just...

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Knowledge is Power in Isolated Communities

This principle is at the heart of our Technology and Training for Quality and Equality in the Bosawas project, funded by the Fund for Innovation and Transformation (FIT), wher... This principle is at the heart of our Technology and Training for Quality and Equality in the Bosawa...

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Changing gears; Not slowing down

A message from our Executive Director The past few weeks have been difficult. For everyone. And while we individually face uncertain times in our homes, health, jobs, and comm... A message from our Executive Director The past few weeks have been difficult. For everyone. And whil...

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Women, Water, and Climate

Host to both International Women’s Day and World Water Day, it is fitting that the month of March also saw 400 women in Water Management trained to implement new activit... Host to both International Women’s Day and World Water Day, it is fitting that the month of Ma...

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Not your Typical World Water Day

Typically, this is a day to gather, to meet face-to-face, to raise awareness through Water Walks and to join conversations about water and sanitation and the issues surroundin... Typically, this is a day to gather, to meet face-to-face, to raise awareness through Water Walks and...

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The Same. But Different.

The henna intricately scribed on my forearm fades with the first soapy lather back on Canadian soil. The tan lines on my feet, I discover, weren’t tan lines at all, as the las... The henna intricately scribed on my forearm fades with the first soapy lather back on Canadian soil....

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Profé Martinez Joins the Movement

Derling Frederick Martinez teaches five core subjects: Language, Math, Science, Civics, and Social Studies, but she also aims to teach her students life skills. After all, she... Derling Frederick Martinez teaches five core subjects: Language, Math, Science, Civics, and Social S...

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