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Third Computer Classroom Opens

There was a ceremony for the opening of the third Sister City supported computer classroom last month when Sister City Board members Lois Statlender and Richard Segan were in  Quezalguaque. Thanks to the generosity of our supporters, all three high … Continue reading

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Summer Public Health Project/Childhood Malnutrition

As an outgrowth of concerns about malnutrition raised by health officials in Quezalguaque, we began preliminary planning with local health officials and  with UNAN medical school in nearby Leon on a project to look at problems of malnutrition and of … Continue reading

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Update on Zika Virus & Aedes Mosquito

Zika Virus There have been 3 confirmed cases of Zika in Quezalguaque and there is a widespread educational campaign underway. We attended an educational forum being offered to pregnant women. Approx. 50 women were in attendance and it happened to … Continue reading

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Friends Book Sale Earns $3,571.00 for Quezalguaque Library

Every February the Friends of the Brookline Public Library donate the proceeds from the book sales in all 3 libraries to the library in Brookline Sister City in Quezalquaque, Nicaragua.  This year the proceeds are $3,400.  Since 2009, the Friends … Continue reading

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