An Adventure in Education

August 20th, 2013|Nicaragua|

As Sandra walked into the kitchen the morning of our last day on trek wearing her backpack strutting proudly that's when it hit me. We weren't there just to see how other people live, or to experience another country, but to build a school so that Sandra and Maria can get the education that most [...]

Uh Oh… I Don’t Speak Spanish

August 20th, 2013|Nicaragua|

I spoke to my Husband one last time before he boarded his flight out of Seattle through Miami and on to Nicaragua where we would meet up. I was so nervous about my 4 hour layover in El Salvador than the entire week trek in Nicaragua to build a school. It was my first time [...]

Live Blogging During Travel to Nicaragua

August 18th, 2013|Nicaragua|

I have a lot of time to kill while traveling to Nicaragua this very late evening earlier than normal morning. So why not spend some of that time live blogging my adventures? Here's how this is going to go down. I'll start with this post and come back and update it as much as I [...]

To Build a School in Nicaragua – Less Than a Week to Go

August 11th, 2013|Nicaragua|

I Get to Build a School in Nicaragua The past several months my Husband has been working with buildOn and the Nicaraguan Embassy to obtain a Visa for one of the students joining us on the trek. In addition, the other student has been working to get her Passport renewed. In the interim, we have been [...]

I’m Going to Build a School in Nicaragua with buildOn

August 5th, 2013|Nicaragua|

In May of this year, just around the time my life was turned upside down, I presented with the opportunity to travel to Senegal Africa. I was so excited. I immediately started a grass roots campaign to raise $4,000 ($2,000 for the school and roughly $2,000 for my travel expenses) in just 4 short weeks to [...]