Photos from a recent expedition to "La Hermandad" coffee plantation in the hills above San Ramón:
Preparing to present a play to a visiting brigade...
Profe Marvin leads dance classes in modern & folkloric styles.
I wonder what stories these young minds will dream up when we get to work with pen & paper next class...
Students in the "Planting Hope" Coffee Camps come from families whose parents work in the local coffee harvest during school vacation. The camps give the kids a chance to participate in team- & skill-building exercises AND receive nutritious meals over the course of the day. Here we are at physical education class: I sat off to the side & … Continue reading Coffee Camp: Physical Education
This reflection by Reyna Esther gives us a sense of one student's experience in a Planting Hope Coffee Camp: She begins: "Mi nombre es Reyna Esther Mirena Falcon cuando inicie en el campamento tenia 11 años" "My name is Reyna Esther Mirena Falcon when I started in the coffee camp I was 11 years old" … Continue reading “Mi Experiencia” / “My Experience” (Esther)
What a beautiful classroom, this wind-blown cattle road along the flanks of Ocalca...!