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Summer Team in Quezalguaque

Carol Piñeiro and Kea van der Ziel arrived in Quezalguaque with the students on Saturday, May 14th.   The student under Carol Piñeiro’s oversight will be working in the library, English language classes and possibly in the computer classes. Dr. … Continue reading

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Rotary Presents Check for $19,893 to Sister City

At the March 31st Brookline Rotary Dancing with the Stars celebration the Rotary, presented a check for $19,893 to Brookline-Quezalguaque Sister City Project.  The check reflected the money that Sister City and its “star” dancer John Dempsey raised.   John and … Continue reading

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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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