After meeting with a governor, contacting the media, tweeting at the president and writing long descriptive articles; efforts on social media and in the Ecuadorian justice system to alleviate the pligths of 300 English Teaching Fellows of the Ministry of Education's Time to Teach Program as managed by Edificar; finally seems to be yielding some results.
How a Few Mismanaged a Volunteer Program in Ecuador & Got Many Stuck From the young 20-something millennial looking for the next adventure or a cross-cultural experience to the mid-level professional on sabbatical, about 300 volunteers decided to spend some time of their lives volunteering to teach English, experiencing the Latin Culture and living literally in … Continue reading Edificar: Building Up or Pulling Down?
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Colombia se alista para las elecciones Era un día normal en Bogotá, el cielo despejado como si no fuese a llover en 10 años, pero no se engañen porque las nubes aquí se reúnen en segundos como hormigas legionarias sobre una araña o azúcar; solo que ellas en lugar de devorar la brillante dulzura, te … Continue reading Parcero o Presidente
Migration and Why Worry (Not) They looked angered perhaps more by the scorching sun than the issues on their placards- "Afrikan Lives Matter", "Stop Modern Slavery", are some of the slogans they carried read. Ask them who they are, they'll say a group of young Nigerian 'activists'. Their destination today- European embassies in their country. … Continue reading Bloodier Pasture: