Make a Difference: Chacreseca, Nicaragua

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evox-televisionThe first bus ride out to Chacraseca, Nicaragua startled everyone. As the wind blew, dust filled the bus. I looked around at my 20 high school volunteers as they started to cough and peer out the window, wondering what they had gotten themselves into. I heard one of them ask her friend, “why is it so dusty all of a sudden?” to which the friend responded, “probably because there aren’t any trees.” As I listened to them, I thought about experiential learning, the powerful awakening and understanding that is possible when young people have an opportunity to see another side of our world.

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