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Trip to Nicaragua

download-newsletterDescription: It was a hot week. I could feel beads of sweat rolling down my back and chest as I stood in the front of the
church and taught. My eyes were watering from the smoke drifting in the side door where the ladies were busy preparing our lunch.  In the midst of a little physical discomfort, I kept reflecting on how happy I was to be back in Nicaragua. We were in the small community of Abangaca, just outside of Leon. The attendance was a little smaller than most trainings, but never have I answered so many questions. I found it very difficult to keep on schedule because of the intense interest of the participants.  Download to read more….


Trip to Nicaragua


download-newsletterDescription: While I have traveled to Central and South America a number of
times, this was the first trip I wore my agricultural hat while travelling. To my knowledge, this was the first time FGW has been taught in Spanish! I wasn’t really sure what to expect, I assumed they would know a little more than the Africans I typically teach. Nicaragua is the second poorest nation in the Western Hemisphere behind Haiti. I was invited down to teach by Nicaragua Resource Network otherwise known as NRN. Download to read more….