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SUNDAY | 8:45AM

03/25/2012 Good Morning! It’s super sunny and gorgeous here in Managua and we’re staying at the best western across the street from the airport. We had a safe flight over and no one got separated or lost or sick…..yet. This morning I woke up to beautiful sunshine and the sounds of birds which sounds cliché,…

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SUNDAY | 6:40PM

03/25/2012 Buenas tardes!  So much has happened already today!  Allow me to fill you in… We met with Ricardo, the Agros Nicaragua Country Director, who gave us a short presentation about Agros in Nicaragua and San Jose specifically.  There are a lot of new cool things happening, one of which is that the members of…

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TEAM 2 ALMOST READY!

01/14/2012 Our second service team of 8 people is getting ready to make our way to San Jose, Nicaragua. Again we will use this blog to post comments and maybe a photo as we spend our week there from March 25 through April 1, 2012, web access permitting. Since we had only occasional internet last…

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FRIDAY

10/01/2011 We’re in Selva Negra relaxing!  It’s nice to have a little downtime to do a bit of laundry and just sit.  Last night people were off on their own doing whatever until we met up for dinner (most people got hamburgers or pasta…it was nice to have something other than rice and beans!).  Oh,…

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THURSDAY

09/30/2011 Wow!  What a wonderfully, busy day.  After devotions at the village we returned to yesterday’s groups to continue visiting village homes (except  for Bonnie who made a wrong turn and ended up in the wrong group).  Whoops.  Before the visits we heard from six women who, with great pride explained the chicken project to…

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WEDNESDAY

09/30/2011 Wednesday was an amazing experience. In the morning we got split up into two groups to either pick coffee beans, or fertilize some of the coffee plants. I was in the group that got to fertilize about 2000 coffee plants, a process done once every six months. This was an extremely strenuous task, but…

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TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY

09/28/2011 Yesterday afternoon after lunch we went back to the village and as we pulled up we noticed a piñata was up. Bill and Courtney spoke with some of the village members and others played games with the kids. Tim (Teeem), Erin (Ereen), Cathryn (Cathereen) and Dave (Daveed) played different ball tossing, passing, and kicking…

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MONDAY & TUESDAY

09/27/2011 It turns out our only internet access is at lunchtime at the Agros office in El Tuma. So our blogs will probably be relatively short. Yesterday we spent a lot of time driving.  We were able to visit the Agros office in Managua and meet a lot of the staff.  They led a devotion…

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WE ARRIVED!

09/26/2011 We arrived in Managua last night after a long day of travel. Tired, but glad we made it without any glitches. It had rained recently, and was humid and warm. Felt like Florida, but we noted that it smelled different. We had air conditioned rooms and most of us had hot showers this morning….

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GETTING READY!

09/16/2011 Our first service team of 13 people is just a little over a week away from making our way to San Jose, Nicaragua. We will use this blog to post comments and maybe a photo as we spend our week there from September 25 through October 2, 2011, web access permitting. So keep an…

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