“If I could tell my 6 younger siblings something about the importance of studying, I would tell them that if you don’t study, you can’t achieve anything, you have to really put the effort in and later you will get the benefit when you earn your diploma. I hope they listen to my advice.” Continue reading Education in the words of Blanca
“Sometimes I’ve thought about dropping out of school, but then I thought ‘this is my future’…this is how I can help out my mom and make her proud, sine she’s made so many sacrifices for me.” Continue reading Education in the words of Elvis
“My favorite part of school is when they take us to hospitals and the patients tell us all about their lives.” Continue reading Education in the words of Tatiana
A little while back I wrote about meeting Jose, who is the lead artisan in one of the few remaining Ikat workshops Ecuador. Recently, I had a chance to go back and learn even more about the complex and highly detailed process that goes into creating one of his beautiful scarves. Continue reading A bit more about Ecuadorian Ikat
“Education can change the world – or at the very least, change a town economically. School helps to achieve all of the goals that you have in your life.” Continue reading Education in the words of Tamia
“Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another, ‘What! You too? I thought I was the only one” – CS Lewis Continue reading Happy Valentine’s Day!
One of the hardest things for me was that the people with the most “interesting faces” ie lots of character with wrinkles etc were people who had clearly had a hard life. Continue reading photography class – week 1