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TEAM 7 FRIDAY NIGHT

Update from Trisha Reglin Our last full day in Nicaragua came with so many thoughts and emotions. Relationships have been strengthened and bonds formed. Today has been a time of reflection and decompression. We got up and gathered for our last breakfast and our daily morning devotion in Matagalpa. Interesting how the conversation has changed…

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TEAM 7 THURSDAY NIGHT

Update from Olivia Beatty The last day in the village, in my limited experience, is the best and, just as much, the hardest. Bill gave a great devotion in the village this morning based on Mark 12: 28-29. We walked up to Juan’s field to “help”. They had us fill up small plastic bags with…

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TEAM 7 WEDNESDAY NIGHT

Update from Jody Bartee Today started with breakfast and devotions and then all piled into the bus for the ride to the village of San Jose. Our arrival was announced with honking horn and people who were not already waiting, scurrying to greet us and to escort us to the community center. We started our…

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TEAM 7 TUESDAY NIGHT

Update From Amy Swasey Hola mis amigos! It was raining off and on today and as you know, us Seattleites acclimate just fine to rain. Though, we don’t have steep muddy hills to traverse at home, we all managed to keep upright as we went to Moises and Rosa’s Chile Jalapeno field. The plantitas (little…

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TEAM 7 MONDAY NIGHT

Update from Scott Taylor Today, we traveled to the village of San Jose. We were greeted as we typically are upon our first arrival, with songs and smiles. The children made sure each of us Gringos received a gift – a hand with the word “welcome” or “bienvenidos” written on and placed on a stick….

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TEAM 7 SUNDAY NIGHT

Update from Mike Beatty It was a great day for easing into this great country on this great trip. Our flight got in around 12:30 am and we were all excited to hit our pillows around 1:30. We got up at the hotel and had breakfast at 8. Shortly after, we headed off to the…

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TEAM 6 FRIDAY A.M.

Update from Trisha Reglin Good Morning from Granada, Nicaragua!! We arrived last night after a long drive from Matagalpa where we spent our last morning in San Jose. We were greeted with a palm arbor decorated with balloons followed by an entry way of more palms and balloons. Many people of the village came out…

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TEAM 6 WEDNESDAY

Update from Olivia Beatty Today was our third day in the village. We started out by being welcomed in the community center with songs and music. Petronilla led the devotion this morning and talked about how he liked seeing us and appreciated how we interacted with the people in the aldea ( village ) and…

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TEAM 6 TUESDAY

Update from Neil Hamilton We left the hotel a little after 8AM this morning for another enjoyable ride to the village which involved tactical planning for the day and digital mad libs. Upon arrival we were greeted with the welcoming ceremony we were expecting yesterday. Numerous members of the village with big smiles, greetings, then…

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TEAM 6 MONDAY

Update From Scott Taylor I tend to not become overly excited about a lot of things. We arrived in Matagalpa last night and as we drove up the steep hill to our hotel I was blown away. It is absolutely gorgeous. Architecture is one of the things I do become excited about. The landscaping and…

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