The Monte Horet preschool took on a whole new look today. Alva and Marlene, two teacher trainers from the public school system, spent the day transforming the learning space. The community teacher, Veronica, was thrilled with the support. She maintained a cheek to cheek smile as she carefully cut out flowers made from colored construction [...]CONTINUE READING →
Project Gettysburg Leon supports at risk youth in Leon by partnering with Las Tias. On May 3rd PGL and Las Tias signed a partnership agreement that will help fund a full time on site psychologist and a social worker for the program. Las Tias continues to support nearly 130 at risk youth in Leon. Programs [...]CONTINUE READING →
Javier Espinoza, lead extension worker in the community of Talolinga, will be leading an agriculture workshop that consists of a series of four community trainings throughout the year. Last week Javier led the first training of the series that focused on pest and fungus control for bean crops. As the rainy season approaches in Nicaragua, [...]CONTINUE READING →
PGL’s monthly meeting on Sunday May 5th will feature a presentation by Peter Boving and Edger, “Cinco de Mayo y Quince Septiembre: A Look at Mexican and Nicaraguan History.” The meeting will be hosted by Joyce Ettenger at her home at 1776 Baltimore Pike and will be from 5-7pm.
Join the August Community Delegation to León Individuals are invited to join the August 4-11, 2013 delegation to Nicaragua to experience the program of Project Gettysburg/León. The registration deadline for the delegation, which will consist of 7-10 participants, is May 1, The schedule in León will include a focus on the arts, with interaction at [...]
Project Gettysburg/León’s monthly meeting on Sunday, April 7, will feature the presentation, ”All About the Young Grower Alliance,” by Ben Wenk, head of the YGA. The YGA is a key partner in the Talolinga Agriculture Extension Project. Here is the opportunity to learn about the YGA from a key member of the organization who has been to [...]
Don’t forget to reserve your tickets for the April 12, 2013 Project Gettysburg/León Soirée! This event will be held at the Hauser Estate Winery from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Your $35 ticket includes two glasses of fine wine, heavy hors d’oeuvres, sweets, and live jazz by the Ken Jankura Trio! Don’t miss this special event [...]