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NEWTON SAN JUAN DEL SUR SISTER CITY PROJECT INC
February 26, 2011

I have just started my volunteer job here, at the Free High School, as a teacher of computer science. I teach two groups of young adults who have taken the opportunity to improve their well-being through attending the program in hospitality and tourism that the School offers. This is only my second week on the job, and my initial impressions are very positive. The school staff is helpful and the computer laboratory is well organized and maintained. My students are very enthusiastic learnes. Many travel from other towns and villages in order to attend the classes. They have also expressed interest in learning English, and I now teach English to them as well. From my personal experience and observing some other programs and initiatives, I believe this school makes a real difference in lives of many people around here, and I´m happy to be able to contribute some of my time and effort to this good cause.

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I'm too new here to speak about results, but there is no doubt that education is the right way to help countires like Nicaragua help themselves.

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The computer lab could certainly benefit from a few hardware upgrades and a faster Internet connection.

MY ROLE:
Volunteer & I teach English and computer skills.