Category Archives: Education in Nicaragua

Day 7: Our Last Full Work Day (by Matthew McDonald)

Day 7. What a fantastic day it has been. We started the day with our breakfast once again. We loaded up our vans and headed to the worksite to begin what would be our second last day on site. When … Continue reading

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Celebrating the finishing of the foundation of Marcos Lainez

Our ucalgarycares Education in Nicaragua team was very excited to finish our build goal a day early with the completion of the foundation for the Marcos Lainez school and all of the earthquake rebar work for the walls!

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Challenges of the School Build

Our group of students have been realizing over the last few days how difficult it is to build classrooms and schools in some rural areas. In our build site in Marcos Lainez, water for mixing concrete has to be pumped … Continue reading

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Build Site Day 1 Recap- Matthew McDonald

[Note: Matt has been blogging daily on his own personal blog that you can check out at . The first day on the build also happens to be our 4th day in our experience after a community welcome and traveling … Continue reading

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Education in Nicaragua – Marcos Lainez School

Welcome to the Marcos Lainez school in a community in rural León, Nicaragua where our students will be during their time in Nicaragua with the Education in Nicaragua project over the next 7 days!

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