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Tag Archives: US Peace Corps
Close Encounters of the Howler Monkey Kind
[Apologies for the lack of pictures and videos. The internet is very slow on the island and I don’t particularly want to be up past midnight tonight uploading files. I will add the photos and videos when I am back … Continue reading
Posted in Peace Corps, Travel, Vlog, Work Tagged active volcano, Australia, business development, Cerro Negro, Close Encounters, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, cooperative, Daniel Ortega, experience, Game of Thrones, howler monkey, massage, massage therapy, monkey, Nicaragua, nispero, Ometepe, Ometepe Island, Peace Corps, Telica, The West Wing, tourism, tourism cooperative, tourism development, Travel, United States Peace Corps, US Peace Corps, volcanic explosion, volcanic island, volcano, West Wing, William Walker 3 Comments
Prototype Day, 2015
Every Small Business Development Volunteer in Nicaragua shares one work activity in common: entrepreneurship education in high schools. In Senior year of the Nicaraguan equivalent of Home Economics class, the curriculum is based solely on entrepreneurship. However, many of the teachers … Continue reading
Posted in Peace Corps, Philosophy, Teaching, Work Tagged business school, Christian, clapping, economics, El Salvador, Evangelical, Evangelical Christian, exchange rate, intermediate product, intermediate products, manufacturing, marketing, milkshakes, Nicaragua, Peace Corps, Peace Corps Nicaragua, plantains, presentations, production, products, prototype, smoothies, tamales, teen pregnancy, teenage pregnancy, university, US Peace Corps, value added, value-added chain, value-added production 3 Comments
One Year Down, One Year to Go
The sad occasion of the departure of two of my beloved site-mates, Joanna and Isabel, makes me realize that I myself became a Volunteer a year ago today, May 23, 2014, after 11 weeks of training. Joanna and Isabel are … Continue reading
Posted in Peace Corps, Work Tagged anniversary, beach, beach house, beach rental, beach weekend, financial education, León, Nicaragua, Peace Corps, site-mate, US Peace Corps 2 Comments
Around this time last year I was sent north to Jinotega for a Volunteer Visit with then Small Business Development Volunteer Hannah (she is now a Returned PC Volunteer in the US, meaning she completed her two years of service). … Continue reading
Posted in León, Peace Corps, Training Tagged beach, black clams, business advisory, business training, ceviche, Chinandega, clam, clams, cooperative, education, fish, fish market, fish processing, fried fish, Jinotega, León, lesson plan, lesson planning, lesson plans, mangroves, Nicaragua, ocean, Peace Corps, Small Business Development Volunteers, teacher training, teaching, training, US Peace Corps, wetlands 1 Comment
The Nicaraguan School System
You wouldn’t think that a Small Business Development Peace Corps Volunteer would spend much time in high schools, but in fact I spend at least 50% of my time in schools. Entrepreneurship is an official part of the high school … Continue reading
Mejora tu Vida!
I got back from Florida at 2 AM this morning. I’ll be back in León tonight. My trip went well despite the circumstances, but I am very happy to get “home” to León and back into the swing of things. … Continue reading
Posted in Peace Corps, Teaching Tagged bank, community bank, financial education, financial security, flight, Florida, health, health promotion, interest, LGB, LGBT, LGBTIA, LGBTIAQ, LGBTQ, NGO, Peace Corps, teaching, trip, United States Peace Corps, US Peace Corps 5 Comments
Friday night fun in my Peace Corps site Continue reading
Posted in León Tagged birthday, cake, cocktails, dance, dancing, drink, drinks, family, food, Johnny Walker, Johnny Walker Gold, León, liquor, party, Peace Corps, rum, Scotch, U.S. Peace Corps, United States Peace Corps, US Peace Corps, wine 4 Comments
What Have I Been Up To?
It’s been a while since I’ve put up a post on my happenings, so I figure I would catch everyone up. For Small Business Development Volunteers, September and October are busy months. Any reader of my blog will know that … Continue reading
Posted in Peace Corps, Travel, Vlog Tagged business advising, business competition, cathedral, Catholic, Catholic church, church, competition, competitions, entrepreneurship, Granada, high school students, Nicaragua, Peace Coprs, school-wide competitions, Somoto, Somoto Canyon, students, teaching, U.S. Peace Corps, United States Peace Corps, US Peace Corps, volcano, volcanoes 8 Comments