Recent posts from: Matagalpa2 – 6/17/2017


A Day of Hard Work and Perspective


Wednesday the 21st, Day 5, started at the not-so-bright, but very early time of 4:30am. By 5:00am, we hopped on the bus and started heading towards La Finca Canavalia (self sustainable farm). After breakfast, we listened to Luis Ramones who was one of the head...

Poverty and Aid


Tuesday the the 20th (day 3) was a heavy day for M2A both emotionally and in our schedule. After breakfast we visited Las Hormiguitas in Susuma neighborhood, Matagalpa. Global Glimpse has partnered with them before to help with several projects. The center has...

Fun With Puns


Day Three was a busy day for us M2A Glimpsers. We woke up SUPER early at the hour of 7 am and immediately gathered to have a breakfast for our new favorite dish: gallo pinto. We then loaded the bus–after filling our water bottles–and drove outside of the...

We Arrived!


We arrived late last night in Managua and stayed at Hotel Mozonte. We had a late dinner at the hotel while the kids competed in some geographical trivia; the winners were George and Sophia. Then it was off to bed. We had a 6AM wake up before enjoying gallo pinto,...

Welcome 2 Matagalpa!


Hello Glimpsers! My name is Derek Lough and I am lucky enough to be one of your chaperones for your trip with Global Glimpse this summer. I am currently a resident counselor at the Illinois Mathematics & Science Academy where I live and work with bright and...
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