Bainbridge Ometepe Sister Islands

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Calendar Kids’ 2020 project is a huge success

Calendar Kids’ 2020 project is a huge success

The second and fifth grades of The Island School presented a check for $8,848.47 to treasurer Paul Carroll and other board members. The students raised that money by creating and selling 2020 calendars, which feature plants of Ometepe and Bainbridge…

Wilkes Elementary & Ruben Dario become sister schools

Thanks to connections made by BOSIA board member Holly McIver, Wilkes Elementary School on Bainbridge and Ruben Dario Primary School in Altagracia are now Sister Schools. Ruben Dario is Ometepe’s largest elementary school, with 500 students. According to Wilkes’ newsletter, this…

It’s Red Envelope Time — Remember Us

It’s Red Envelope Time — Remember Us

If you live on Bainbridge Island, you should have received a red envelope in the mail recently. It’s your invitation to support the Sister Islands Association and 102 other local nonprofits through One Call for All. Accept the invitation by clicking here.

Ometepe delegation calendar

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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…