Bainbridge Ometepe Sister Islands

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Get a taste of Ometepe!

Get a taste of Ometepe!

Even if you don’t live on or near Bainbridge, you can enjoy a taste of Ometepe Island by purchasing our Cafe Oro coffee. Grown by farmers in two cooperatives on Ometepe, it’s roasted fresh each week on Bainbridge and mailed…

View the pictures in ‘Our Silent World’

View the pictures in ‘Our Silent World’

See “Our Silent World,” an exhibition of photographs taken by 15 deaf children on Ometepe Island. Jointly sponsored by the Bainbridge Ometepe Sister Islands Association and the Bainbridge Island Photo Club, this project gave these children the opportunity to express…

Ometepe camera project video

Ometepe camera project video

This video by Brenda Berry is a quick look at a what happens when you travel to Ometepe Nicargua and give cameras and teach photography to a group of deaf and hearing impaired kids. This project is a project of…

Joe Duprey is the 2014 office volunteer

Joe Duprey is serving as the Sister Islands’ 2014 Office Volunteer. Joe was a member of the 2008 student delegation and returned to Ometepe in 2009 with a Special Needs delegation comprised primarily of adults. He also served as a…

Student delegate auction raises about $13,000

The 2013 student delegation auction was a huge success. All of the donations and expenses aren’t in yet, but preliminary tallies indicate students raised approximately $13,000. They wasted no time in putting the money to good use. Organizers of a…

Moyogalpa celebrates its new auditorium

It took just six weeks for the Ometepe community of Moyogalpa to build a beautiful auditorium for graduations and other community events. The Parents Association of Juan Roberto Smith High School in Moyogalpa raised half of the money needed by…