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Although I went to Nicaragua in March 2014 and I completed my service in May 2016, the complete journey feels a bit longer than that. Just before Labor Day 2013 I was presented with a choice. I could stay with … Continue reading
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If you asked me what my favorite part of service is and what I enjoy doing the most, the answer I would give you is teacher trainings. First of all, it gives me an opportunity to talk, a lot, to … Continue reading
For much of my service I’ve been involved in an effort by the Peace Corps to bring same-sex couples to serve in Nicaragua. Since the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act this became a legal possibility, and … Continue reading
Posted in Peace Corps, Teaching
Tagged ally, civil rights, discrimination, education, gender-bread person, Genderbread person, human rights, ignorance, LGBT, LGBTIA, LGBTQA, LGBTQAI, LGBTQQAI, safe zone, teacher training, training
Over the weekend I went back to El Tránsito for another training session with the ladies of ETCA. They haven’t got the pizza restaurant up and running yet, but they do seem to be making some headway with sales, mostly … Continue reading
Posted in Logistics, Teaching, Work
Tagged analysis, bus, Carretera Vieja, costs, costs & prices, costs and prices, El Tránsito, El Transito Centro de Arte, ETCA, finance, finances, financial analysis, León, logistics, Managua, pizza, prices, surf, surf hostel, surf lodge, surfing, training, Transito