Para.BlogDiego is Programa Velasco’s newest member on our team - he is our new Strategy Coordinator. And, believe it or not, he is very good with “strategic” kinds of stuff! ;) (This is a little phrase that he likes to use as a joke).

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 Teaching: not a science but a vocation

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Gabriela Mistral said, if you can’t love, don’t teach. An example of a teacher who demonstrated this love is Palestinian Hanan Al Hroub. She was selected out of 8,000 candidates to receive the 2016 Global Teacher Prize. Hroub’s mission as an educator of children living in the midst of endemic violence is, day in and day out, to build an environment of peace, harmony, and security within those tiny walls of her classroom by means of the methodology of learning through play.

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Last week Moeller High School and Mount Notre Dame High School from Cincinnati, Ohio visited us.

Pamela, or Pame as we call her, is a fourth year psychology's student at the Central American UniversityJosé Simeón Cañas (UCA) and a few weeks ago she began an internship as a technical advisor for the entrepreneurs of the Women's Empowerment Project.

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Downers Grove, Illinois 60515
Tel: (331) 481-6517
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