Past Events (Page 52)

TCOW Day 5

Today we learn about the Rain Forest Alliance principles. Today’s Information: El Recreo A member of the Rainforest Alliance that strives to meet beneficial environmental standards of practice http://www.rainforest-alliance.org/agriculture/standards

TCOW Day 4

Today we begin our work at upgrading the school library & washrooms. We also hear about the journey of the coffee bean. Today’s Information: SANITATION Percentage of Nicaraguan population using adequate sanitation facilities Urban: 63.2% Rural: 37% (2011 estimate)

Worship: Lent 4

God’s Promises Scriptures: Numbers 21: 4-9 4 They traveled from Mount Hor along the route to the Red Sea, to go around Edom. But the people grew impatient on the way; 5 they spoke against God and against Moses, and said, “Why have you brought us up out of Egypt to die in the wilderness? There is no…

TCOW Day 3

Today we travel to Jinotega, and the coffee farm El Recreo Estates Today’s Information: Women in Farming In Nicaragua about 17 % of rural households are managed by women, but only 15 % of women hold title to land under their own names. Most rural women cultivate land that is not theirs.

TCOW Day 2

Today we have lunch at DeColores Restaurant and tour Managua & visit a volcano. Today’s information: INCOME Percentage of population of Nicaragua living below $1.25 a day: 12% (2007-11 study)

TCOW Departure Day

Leaving for Pearson International Airport at 6:15 a.m for our 11:30 flight.  Today we will meet our host families in Nicaragua. Keep us all in your prayers! Today’s information: Housing The poor of Nicaragua often live in Barios. Shelters are patched together with a variety of scrap building materials. Five people might live in one 8×12…