Education

19 Nov

Waves of Hope 6th Annual Update

A big hello to all of our friends, family, community and connections near and far! We are writing to give you a little update about our Waves of Hope community projects that have been happening this year.  But first, we want to thank all of you who have generously donated your time, energy and or finances to our ongoing community development initiatives in Manzano Uno.  We are extremely grateful for your continued support, thank you.  Here is an update on Waves...

17 Feb

Alternative Break to Nicaragua

Like most GW Students, I was drawn to GW because of the amazing opportunities students had because of living in the heart of DC. And even if I am just a sophomore, I have experienced my fair share of amazing #OnlyAtGW moments. In the short year and a half I have been a colonial, I attend speeches given by both President Obama and Vice President Biden, I have started an internship which I would never have dreamed of being a...

20 Oct

PLEASE DONATE TODAY!

We are writing today as we are in need of your help as accounts are running dry down here and we are badly in need of donations to help keep our programs running and our progress moving forward. We also wanted to take this opportunity to provide you with an update on how we have been spending your very generous donations over the past 18 months. PLEASE HELP OUR CAUSE BY DONATING TODAY! Waves of Hope High School As...

08 May

Greenhouse for the people of El Manzano Uno

Hello, my name is Stephen Tolpinrud. I am 26 years old and I recently finished a certificate in Agroecology from UCSC. The certificate, which was obtained while living, working, and studying on a farm, taught me how to grow food using organic methods.  The experience impacted me viscerally.  Since then I have been impassioned to make a difference. That is why this spring I will be riding my bicycle from New York City, NY to Astoria, OR. I want to...