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alden willard

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Review for Newton San Juan Del Sur Sister City Project Inc, Newton, MA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

I have been a resident of San Juan del Sur for several years and have seen how effectively the Adult High School has educated hundreds of people every year.
This program offers educational programs out in the rural areas as well as in town. Young women who are restricted from continuing their education in the regular public schools due to pregnancy can continue their education at the Adult Free HIgh School.
Also, people who work during the weekday can attend programs in construction, agriculture and tourism on the weekends. There is no other school like this in the area and it serves people of all ages who seek to improve their lives.
The longstanding partnership between a small town in southern Nicaragua and a town in Northeastern United States has developed and fostered the Free High School. This is a very compelling example of how communities very far apart geographically can work together!

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

I have know several people who have attended the Free School and have learned about the programs from the director, Dra. Bello.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

I would help raise more funds for improvements such as helping with the construction of a new site.

Role:  General Member of the Public & I have toured the facility and learned about the programs.