Recent posts from: Leon1 – 6/29/2017


Day 5 – A Wise Free Day; Times of Connection


Buenas Noches everyone! My name is Hayley Ng and I was today’s Leader Del Dia for our free day! We started the day off with breakfast at Imabite, then headed for the Central Plaza where we sipped on iced coffee from a French inspired coffee shop and various...

Day 4 – Living Like a Local


From taking bucket showers, to living a day without electricity, to solely eating small rations of gallo pinto, we can definitely say that small glimpse of real poverty was enough to make almost everyone appreciate the smallest luxuries that we have at home. This day...

Day 3 – Culture Day


The day started with Justin and me, the first two student Lideres Del Dia (LDD/Leaders of the Day). We started with our first job, waking up at 5:30 in the morning after a long Day 2. We woke up at that time to make sure everyone was awake by 6:00 in the morning.  We...

Day 2 – A Lesson in History (with a capital “H”)


After lights out at 10:30pm from the previous night, students were ready to tackle their first full day (without a flight). We started with an early wake up at 7:00. That wasn’t too difficult though as the sun was already up, and things were already starting to...

A Warm (& Humid) Welcome


When we left the airport, we had no idea what to expect. It didn’t even take a full step outside of the Aeropuerto Internacional Augusto C. Sandino in Managua for us to realize that we weren’t in Kansas anymore. The air was thick and humid… but that...
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