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Below, Corinne shares her experience as a student abroad in Nicaragua. A Piece of My Heart Is in Nicaragua I came back to Nicaragua just one year after I left. This time, I came on my own. A study abroad … Continue reading
Dr. Timothy Fogarty first arrived in Nicaragua in the winter of 1988 with his wife and their two children. Fogarty and his wife worked as international partners with Habitat for Humanity, building houses in rural communities in Nicaragua. Fogarty received … Continue reading
Last week I featured Part I of the excellent documentary Missing Seeds. If you missed it, you can check it out here. Below, the second half of the film.
The following is the last installment of Kate’s experience in Nicaragua. If you missed the first part of her story, check it out here. Part II is also up, available here. The Genesis Cooperative, Nicaragua I was told I would … Continue reading
In Part I of this excellent documentary, Missing Seeds, students from Bucknell University and one student from the University of Florida present the banana workers’ struggle in Nicaragua. Part II will be up next!
Below is the second part of Kate’s experience in Nicaragua. If you missed part one, you can check it out here. Arrival In Managua, Nicaragua Getting off the plane in Managua at the International Airport of Nicaragua I looked around … Continue reading
“What is development?” This question was posed to our group by a professor from Managua who had come to share her experiences with us. There was silence. Education? Access to health care? Adequate shelter? I racked my brain for the … Continue reading
Each week, Volunteer Nicaragua will feature testimonials from those who have volunteered in Nicaragua. Kate’s Volunteer Adventure Begins “So Kate, what’s your plan for after college?”, everyone in the universe would ask. “Oh, that’s easy,” I’d respond, “right after I … Continue reading
In the summer of 2010, the UF Brigade traveled to Nicaragua to study grassroots development and Nicaraguan culture with Dr. Timothy Fogarty. The group worked with three nongovernmental organizations: the Jubilee House Community, Seeds of Learning, and ProNica. Here, the … Continue reading