The Last Plaintain Chip

And just like a bag of Plaintain chips, here we are at the end of our initiative, both satisfied (of what we have been able to accomplish) and sad (that it is over). The 6 weeks sure felt as quick as a bag of chips. It seems just yesterday that we were all geared up to head to Belize from Pearson International Airport. Well, hold on to your seats for our one last blast of a blog post! This week […]

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6 weeks, 5 iguana scares, 4 PEs, 3 districts, 2 tapirs spotted and 1 lifetime of memories. 

7 months ago 4 strangers were chosen to be peer educators in Belizian primary schools. One young murse(male nurse), one wise graduate, and two wittle baby Lauras bonded together to form what would later be describe as the ultimate fantastic dream team. They heard tales of the heat, the infamous terrifying question box, and mountains of rice and beans they must face..and now 7 months and 6 weeks later, they come to you(much more tanned) with all their stories and […]

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Not too often do you get all this neatness in one location

Hello all! Primary has had an exciting and busy week in Dangriga, the Culture Capital of Belize. On top of our regular teaching, we have been Immensely involved in the community these past few days. On Tuesday, Marshal, the Health and Family Life Education (HFLE) coordinator at the Education board, asked us to sit at the Education table at the annual Public Service Information Day. The 4 of us answered questions any students had involving HFLE and got to mingle […]

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You can tell this is a blog by the way it is. Pretty neat!

All four of us have had the opportunity to work at the YWCA every morning this week and we absolutely love it! The YWCA has a special “HELP” program (Helping Early Leavers Program) for young women which helps them transition back into high school or into the working world. The girls do a half day of life skills, English and math and spend the rest of the day focusing on certain skills; cooking, sewing or cosmetology.   This week was all […]

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