Maria Alejandra: Relentless positivity and a drive for success
You may know Maria Alejandra from the Enlace Project English Class where she has excelled since she began taking classes four years ago. Her English studies have lead to opportunities as an interpreter this past year, both with Enlace Project and with other groups outside of El Sauce. Most recently, she joined Enlace Project’s teaching staff a language instructor and assistant. "I consider Nicaraguan women to be role models.” Maria Alejandra´s mother was her greatest role mod
From old to new, Taquezal school opens for learning!
On July 25th, Enlace Project’s new intern Jesse and I took the journey up to Taquezal to attend the inauguration of their new school, which was built in collaboration with Linking Hands for Learning, the Ministry of Education, and the Mayor’s Office of El Sauce. Jesse and I hopped in the back of our driver Pedro’s pickup truck to ride the bumpy road to Taquezal. The last time that I made this journey was in February with two pickup trucks full of participants from Linking Han
Employability Skills through English and Cultural Exchange
The English Class has been a cornerstone of Enlace Project programming for years. It has evolved into a steadfast program whose principle goal is to provide students with valuable skills for new employment opportunities. The English class also facilitates cultural exchange and expands Enlace Project’s network in El Sauce and beyond. After arriving at the beginning of the year, our annual intern, Matt McClure has since transitioned into his role as instructor and manager for b