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Taste Every Fruit

Yesterday, with some of my site mates, we were discussing the various exotic fruits and vegetables of Nicaragua. The conversation was sparked by the appearance of a strange fruit I had not seen before in the market. I described it … Continue reading

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1st Place!

Today was the small business competition for training, and my group got first place! There were six teams and our jelly brought home the gold for San Juan de Oriente. The competition was stiff too. The other products were: Natural … Continue reading

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León, León

This last week  I visited my permanent site of León, León. It was very very hot. The second hottest place in Nicaragua, in fact. Like sitting in place, not moving a muscle, yet still sweating so much your shirt is … Continue reading

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Why I Decided to Join the Peace Corps, Reconsidered

Today when we met with our youth group to finish the jelly for the big sale tomorrow one of the kids in the youth group, a 14 year old by the name of James, spent the entire time making fun … Continue reading

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Youth Group Update

During training we have been working with a group of kids from the local school to create, produce, and sell a product. Originally the kids chose batidos (smoothies/milkshakes), but two weeks ago they actually changed their minds and switched to … Continue reading

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