Recent posts from: Leon1 – 6/07/2017


Exploring Education


Hey guys! Today was a really inspiring day because we focused on education systems here in León. While León is one of the most intelectual cities in Nicaragua, there is still work to be done. Only about 29% of children in primary schools are expected to graduate and...

Day 6 – Deconstructing Poverty


Millions of people in the world live in a situation where they lack basic needs. This is called poverty, and many times, there is government aid. However, in Nicaragua, there is no more aid. Today we explored some of the circumstances when we visited the Nicaraguan...

5 – Free Day!


After three days of rich and full schedules, today we Glimpsers got some free time where we decided what to do. We were encouraged to explore León, as well as rest at the hostel, because we will continue with our busy activities tomorrow! We haven’t been here...

Day 4 – Living Like A Local!


As Immanuel Kant eloquently stated, ¨We are rich not by what we possess but by what we can do without.¨ Today, our aim was to emulate the lives of local Nicaraguan residents as closely as possible. We began with a bright and early rise, and many Glimpsers opted to...

Day 3- Culture and Fun Day


Today was culture and fun day for us here in León, we embarked on two field trips, one to the beach and the other to a local art school. Our focus for today was on how culture can shape the life of an individual as well as a community, students were encouraged to...
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