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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 …

Posted September 2, 2016 by Casey Callais

We welcome the rain in Tipitapa

By Casey Callais 2/09/2016 — The rain has been a welcome sight here in the Tipitapa area of Nicaragua. Farmers have been busy planting crops but we have also had a good turnout of locals helping with our Jicarito school …

Posted August 19, 2016 by Casey Callais

El Jicarito: Let the construction begin

By Casey Callais 08/19/2016 — It has been a hard two months but we have finally gotten the ground prepared–so we can confidently say that construction can now being. *whew!*

Massive thank you to the open enrollment group from Portland …