Work Ready, Gleaning and Thoughts on the Market

This past week was my eighth week as a Heston Intern. I spent the majority of my week at Work Ready, preparing a workshop that I will be giving the following Monday. I… Continue reading

Fun with Veggies

Last Wednesday was kids day at a local farmer’s market in Gettysburg.  There were six stations where the kids could do different activities and earn tokens.  These tokens were worth one dollar each… Continue reading

Seeing Color

Last week with the Migrant Education Program was soccer camp with about 60 4th-12th graders. It was the first time I have ever played soccer, so it was definitely an experience. Each morning… Continue reading

Looking Back

It’s crazy that we have left Kenya, being that it feels as though we just arrived. This summer has opened my eyes to the reality of social injustices that occur everywhere. I’ve witnessed… Continue reading

Week Seven Report

This past week was my seventh week as a Heston Intern. I started the week by returning to Work Ready and spending the majority of my time finishing work and closing the remainder… Continue reading

Broken Bikes and Helping Hands

I’ve been struggling with my bike all summer. First of all, it took me ages to find a bike because Walmart only had two choices and I didn’t particularly like either of them.… Continue reading

Challenges Created by Foreign Assistance

It is hard to believe that my time in Kenya this summer is coming to a close. Amongst all of the farewells and final reports I have spent most of my final week… Continue reading

Rabbit Houses and Final Reflections

Well this is my final blog. I leave Kenya in a few days and head back to life in the States. I figured I would spend my last blog talking about all I… Continue reading

All Smiles in the Campus Kitchen

This past week of working was filled with many new experiences including a summer camp, life on the painted turtle farm, and some very helpful volunteers in the kitchen. While I would not… Continue reading

Learning the Craft

One of the most fascinating parts of a new culture is the unique artistic tradition that accompanies it. I’ve loved learning about different types of artwork and styles here in Nicaragua and have… Continue reading