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Posted November 5, 2016 by Casey Callais

SOL equips teachers with computers in Tipitapa

By Casey Callais 11/5/2016 — Thanks to generous donations from Seeds of Learning supporters and work groups, four more teachers received laptops and teaching materials such as pens, pencils, notebooks and crayons in the Tipitapa region of Nicaragua.

This makes …

Posted November 4, 2016 by Casey Callais

The day has finally arrived

By Casey Callais, 11/04/2016 — All the hype over this project in El Jicarito is finally starting to become the reality now that we have started laying the first rows of superadobe earth bags. That’s right, we are finally able …

Posted October 28, 2016 by Casey Callais

That is called teamwork

By Casey Callais 10/28/2016 — For those of you who are following the progress of our superadobe school construction in El Jicarito, Nicaragua, this update will come as good news. The footings of the elementary school building have been finished …

Posted October 14, 2016 by Casey Callais

Cement mixer working like a dream, rain every day

By Casey Callais 10/14/2016 — We are moving right along on the super adobe school building project in El Jicarito. We finally located a cement mixer and, after some small repairs, are filling forms faster than we can put them …

Posted October 7, 2016 by Casey Callais

Moving on up in Jicarito

By Casey Callais 10/07/2016 — We love to see up construction. So far we have filled up footings with cement, put up columns for the main classroom and tied up the bottom beam. We still need to fix up the …

Posted October 4, 2016 by Casey Callais

Seeds of Learning’s 25th anniversary celebration

By Casey Callais 10/04/2016 — It was a celebration a quarter century in the making and the Seeds of Learning staff in Ciudad Dario pulled it off in a spectacular fashion. On the first of October staff, friends, family, volunteers …

Posted September 28, 2016 by Casey Callais

Welding workshop graduates receive their diplomas

By Casey Callais 09/28/2016 — The graduates from a Winds of Change sponsored welding workshop received their diplomas in a ceremony at the community house “Casa Verde” in Pedro Arauz, Nicaragua.

The workshop that was held earlier this year was …

Posted September 16, 2016 by Casey Callais

Inauguration of the school in el Papayal

By Casey Callais 09/16/2016 –– This week we were proud to inaugurate the one-room school house that we helped the community build in El Papayal.

We were fortunate to have two work groups building alongside us in the community …

Posted September 11, 2016 by Casey Callais

Jeramiah explains why you should go on a SOL trip

If anybody is wondering what a trip with Seeds of Learning is like, let Jeramiah tell you in only a minute and a half.

Thanks for your hard work, Jeramiah!…

Posted September 9, 2016 by Casey Callais

The architects get dirty in El Jicarito

By Casey Callais 9/9/2016 — Four members of Knitknot Architecture Group who created the design for the earthbag school in El Jicarito visited the worksite this week. Their mission was to get to know the community, clarify questions the foreman …