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The Next Generation of Conservation

By Sherling Guerrero Fenandez Grade 10 student, San Andres, BOSAWAS, Nicaragua I was born in the San Andres community in the BOSAWAS. I really like living in my community, because of the tranquility of living directly with nature. Soccer is my favorite sport, ...

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No Small Parts

For quality and sustainability assurance when establishing new water systems, all parties involved — from project staff and local government to the Water Committee and communi... For quality and sustainability assurance when establishing new water systems, all parties involved —...

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Water Gives Voice

Groundwater is invisible, but its impact is visible everywhere. Lorraine Swift, Executive Director of Change for Children, recently bore witness to its impact on food supply, ... Groundwater is invisible, but its impact is visible everywhere. Lorraine Swift, Executive Director o...

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Grace

Grace doesn’t hesitate when she speaks. It is clear that she cherishes her home — the BOSAWAS. Full of forests, landscapes, traditions, nature-loving people and culture,... Grace doesn’t hesitate when she speaks. It is clear that she cherishes her home — the BOSAWAS....

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Multilingualism to Advance Inclusion

Of the 7,000 languages used worldwide, only a few hundred languages have genuinely been given a place in education systems and the public domain, and less than one hundred are... Of the 7,000 languages used worldwide, only a few hundred languages have genuinely been given a plac...

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Solar Power: Reaching its Potential

The deployment of solar power to power classroom technology in the BOSAWAS, Nicaragua can now be leveraged to allow the transmission of Indigenous knowledge and citizen scienc... The deployment of solar power to power classroom technology in the BOSAWAS, Nicaragua can now be lev...

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Let's Ride

For the past five years, your donations to the Technology for Sustainable Water Governance  project have been matched by funding from Global Affairs Canada. As this five-year ... For the past five years, your donations to the Technology for Sustainable Water Governance  project ...

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From Scarcity to Innovation

In the remote BOSAWAS, Nicaragua, it is often absence that drives the way forward. But certainly not the absence of tradition. The absence of medical personnel in most communi... In the remote BOSAWAS, Nicaragua, it is often absence that drives the way forward. But certainly not...

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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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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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