Recent posts from: Esteli1 – 7/20/2017


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...

The eagle has landed


Rain might have grounded us a little longer in El Salvador but we’re finally in Estelí. We made our way into town on the Pan American route and had the opportunity to explore our surroundings on a brief tour of town. As we made our way through on food, a few...

E1C Has Arrived!!


Hola Amigos y Familias!! Our group from Chicago, as well as our students from Boston and New York, have officially arrived in Managua, Nicaragua after hours of travel!  The Esteli 1 Program Coordinators, Christa and Belkis, met our New York and Boston students earlier...
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