Recent posts from: Esteli1 – 7/20/2017


School day!!


This morning we had a very early wake up call of 5:30 so that we could be ready in time to go to school! After a deliciously simple breakfast of cornflakes, we headed out. We were told the school we visited was a Christian school, but when we got there some of us were...

First Free Day


Our first free day started with a wake up call at 8:00 a.m. with breakfast on the table by 8:30 a.m. We then separated into two groups. The groups roamed the city with stops to the internet cafe to get in touch with their loved ones back home, and after some tears of...

Deconstructing Poverty/Aid and Development Day


Hi guys, today we had two wonderful activities that we wish to share with you. The leaders started the day with a run at 6:20 a.m. with Jacob, Christa, and Loretta. At 7:00 a.m. we did wake up calls and everyone prepared their laundry for cleaning. By 8:00 a.m....

Living Like a Local


Today we woke up at 6:00 and ate our local breakfast of Gallo Pinto then left to live with locals for the day. When we arrived to the locals houses’ they immediately welcomed us and treated us as one of their own. We then separated into groups of 2, one Spanish...

Culture and Fun in Estelí!


Today was an amazing day filled with much Nicaraguan culture.  We started the day at El Jalacarte, a farm in the mountains north of Estelí, which has rock carvings in the mountain rock.  Don Alberto is the gifted carver who shared his humble home, amazing art, and...
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