Monthly Archives: July 2014

The end AND the beginning.

One of my favorite components of the Me to We trip is the leadership aspect. The trip is not solely about working in the communities and  learning about the Nicaraguan culture. It is about the people and the country, but also of … Continue reading

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Los Cardones and San Diego

I couldn’t contain my enthusiasm as we traveled the roads to our beach destination- Los Cardones. As we got closer I made sure that everyone was awake so they could appreciate the drive in. I kept saying- almost there, almost there, as … Continue reading

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Masatepe Market

In Phoenix, the farmers markets are gaining popularity and are popping up in different locations throughout the city.  I know that a lot of people have spent years going to these markets and buying fresh, locally grown items and produce … Continue reading

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El Trapiche Water Walk

The water walk is an important activity on the Me to We trip. We were able to spend the morning with a community mama and experience the walk she once had to make in order to retrieve water for her … Continue reading

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El Trapiche work

 Some work pictures…..                                                                The students made the work site a … Continue reading

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Working in El Trapiche cont’

Holes dug, cement mixed……… up next- the garden.   The students of El Trapiche were hard at work before we arrived, getting the ground ready by raking and clearing the land. The garden was made with recycled tires. A whole … Continue reading

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Working in El Trapiche

The Xavier Gators left behind their friends, families and the comforts of their lives to travel to Nicaragua to volunteer their time in the community of El Trapiche.         The 17 students who traveled with us were … Continue reading

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