Monthly Archives: June 2010

Summer Excitement by Carl Smith-Hunnicutt

The summer of 2010 has come faster than anticipated. Over the last 2 weeks, our staff and volunteers have multiplied and gone from 5 to over 20. It has been both exciting and stressful having all of these new faces … Continue reading

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Mixed Feelings by Benjamin Henle

So the time has finally come. After working on the Arte_Rio project for months, the artists arrived and the workshops are now in full swing. After all the planning, anticipation and set-backs we had, it feels kind of strange now … Continue reading

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! Hola Anita! by Anna Blankenberger

Greetings followers of the Un Mundo blog! My name is Anna Blankenberger and I will be joining the Un Mundo team over the summer working on a comprehensive midwife assessment. I just finished my first year of a two year … Continue reading

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Life in El Pital by Heather Clark

As I sit pondering what to write about, I am consumed with the view from my make-shift outdoors office. The Cangrejal River sprawls beneath me, winding its way through the mountainous jungle landscape to eventually pour out into the Caribbean. … Continue reading

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Reinventing Myself in the Community by Benjamin Henle

After being very eager getting to know the community over the past 3 months, a new stage in my engagement with Un Mundo and the community of El Pital evolved. As the coordinator of the annual Art and Culture Festival … Continue reading

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