Rain, mountains and the first interviews

(This was actually written two days ago, but the internet here is awfully tricky.) We are in Nicaragua! The rainy season is rapidly approaching, and grey clouds hang overhead while droplets of sweat cling to our faces. Every once in a while the sky opens up and rain pours downwards, drenching everything. Lester and I […]

Abstract: Barriers to educational achievement in Cuje, Nicaragua

Research of both national and international development efforts emphasizes the value of education to community development, but poverty imposes realities that act as powerful barriers to educational achievement. This study seeks to explore the structural and cultural factors that affect educational achievement in the rural community of Cuje, Nicaragua. I wish to learn whether there […]