Recent posts from: Leon2 – 6/10/2017


Day 5 – Deconstructing Poverty and Aid and Development


Today was an especially thought-provoking day where we were introduced to extreme poverty and programs that provide aid. We woke up at 7:00 AM and went to breakfast at Imabite around 8:00 AM, where we enjoyed repocheta (quesadillas) with rice and beans. After...

Working Like a Local & Global Business (Day 4)


Today we started off the day with a wake up call at 6:00 AM and headed out to breakfast at Imabete around 7:00. There we were served fresh fruits and pancakes. We also tried a traditional Nicaraguan drink, “Avena”, made with soaked oats and cinnamon. After...

Day 3 – Culture and Fun


Today was beach day! We ate breakfast at the Imabite then headed out on a field trip to a private beach called Las Penitas with amazing warm water. We had lots of fun collecting shells, taking pictures, learning about the history of the area , and trying to fight the...

Day 2-History and City Tour


Today was a full day of adventure! The morning started with a 7 am wake-up call where all the students were able to quickly assemble and head out for breakfast. The Glimpsers enjoyed a traditional breakfast including gallopinto (Nicaraguan-rice-and-beans). The...

We Have Arrived!


It has been just under 24 hours since we all met at SFO and we are happy to report we have all safely arrived in Leon! We had a long journey, but everyone kept their spirits high. We were met in the airport in Managua, Nicaragua by our wonderful program coordinators,...
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