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Playing with numbers

Mary Van Valin, a retired math education consultant from Traverse City, MI, spent several weeks volunteering her skills to conduct a series of math trainings with the education promoters of our school partnership initiative. The promoters were very appreciative of the training, saying they learned a lot of new games and activities for teaching math, […]

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Life skills hidden in arts and crafts

by Krista Lengacher, hospitality coordinator I love arts and crafts. Not the scrapbooky, kitchy cute kind of arts and crafts, but the useful, looks-like-they-could-be-store-bought kind of arts and crafts. It’s not very often that one has the opportunity to combine her hobby and her job, but I was lucky enough to be given that very […]

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Dulce receives a book

If you’d like a mini visit to Guatemala as you wrap up the week, head on over to the blog being kept by the current Vision Team — lots of great photos and stories. Below, Dulce receives a book from her Sponsor, First Parish of Brookline, MA. To visit the team’s blog, click here.

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17 students will soon see the chalkboard a whole lot better

Earlier this month the Jacoby family traveled to Guatemala, where Dr. Brad Jacoby and his wife Anne Jacoby, an ophthalmology technician, conducted eye exams in San Rafael. The pair completed 327 exams, most with students at the school, finding 17 children that needed glasses and/or surgery. Rocio Gonzalez, San Rafael satellite coordinator, said they also […]

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