This is a guest post by Kat, a Mi Momento 2016 Counselor. Judging by her bright eyes and wild laugh I knew Doña Tina would be a … Continue reading Powerful Female Profile: Doña Tina of Achuapa’s Sesame Cooperative
This is a guest post by Coco Lim, a GLOW 2017 Counselor Campamento GLOW (Girls Leading Our World) is a week long camp for girls ages … Continue reading Camp GLOW 2017: ¿QUIÉN ERES? ¡SOY YO!
GAD Nicaragua just wrapped up Camp GLOW 2017. Stay tuned for blog posts about the event. Here’s a sneak peek to tide you over: Video credit: Coco Lim Continue reading Video Highlights from Camp GLOW 2017
As a Peace Corps volunteer, I have felt the pressure to hold grand events and train hundreds of teachers the latest strategy and technique to disperse knowledge. Many times what I have gained the most from, however, has been the … Continue reading Gender Discussions in Nicaragua
In Nicaragua, certain cultural factors, such as machismo, prohibit women from taking advantage of education and employment opportunities in order to fill socially constructed gender roles … Continue reading Help Girls Shine Bright: Camp GLOW 2017
This is a guest post by Andrew, a CHACA 2016 Counselor. “Hay que unirse no para estar juntos, sino para hacer algo juntos” — “You must join together not just to be together, but to do something together.” Nicaraguans are … Continue reading Camp CHACA 2016: Why We Need Nicaraguan Counterparts
This is a guest post by Robin, a Mi Momento 2016 Counselor. Throughout my service I have had the pleasure to send two girls to camp … Continue reading Camp Mi Momento 2016: Being a Part of the Solution
I met Romy two years ago when I was helping out in an ACCESS English class. ACCESS is a micro scholarship program that prepares high schoolers to learn English. Romy is now in her first year of college and she works … Continue reading Self-Esteem, Straight Up: Confessions of a Young Nicaraguan Woman