Author Archives: Administrador

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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The Big Move by Carl Smith-Hunnicutt

After being up in Yaruca, about 45 minutes away from El Pital, for a little over a week, I am feeling a bit more comfortable. I knew moving from El Pital would be both hard and exciting but I certainly … Continue reading

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Heather Clark-The Road to Facilitation by Heather Clark

A large part of our philosophy and ideology at Un Mundo revolves around the principal of facilitation. Our methods exist within the framework of capacity building, facilitating access to healthcare, liveable wages, and education through empowerment.  This is what inspired … Continue reading

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Coming to an End by Maureen Taylor

The last time I wrote, President Mel Zelaya had just been thrown out of Honduras and the country went into chaos. Today as I am writing, Mel Zelaya managed to sneak back into the country and once again there is … Continue reading

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Troubles in Honduras by Maureen Taylor

The month of July has quickly come and gone. A lot has happened since I have last written my blog, which was only 2 months ago. In June, Elly and I held our second women’s group meeting. We decided to … Continue reading

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Sigue la lucha by Brian Goetz

The summer has quickly come to an end.  One can feel the plants and animals preparing for the rainy season.  Man included, as vegetables and the staple, maíz , are harvested and another planting of beans is underway.  The heat … Continue reading

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