Bainbridge Ometepe Sister Islands

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Special Needs Committee assistance to the blind community

Special Needs Committee assistance to the blind community

  The Special Needs Committee recently received a donation of over 50 different kinds of tips for canes for the blind from a company in Canada (Ambutech).  Alan Kirk, who has visited Ometepe several times during the past three years conducting workshops…

Library Delegation 2018

Library Delegation 2018

The 2018 Library Delegation visited all the libraries on Ometepe, consulted with librarians, delivered books and assessed further library needs in the Island schools.                                 …

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…