My Summer 2009 Adventure to Esteli, Nicaragua!
<ul><li>This summer, I will be travelling to Esteli, Nicaragua which is located in Central America </li></ul>
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
<ul><li>Nicaragua is the second poorest country in the Americas </li></ul><ul><li>1 in 3 children has chronic malnutrition...
 
<ul><li>Once there, I will spend 3 months volunteering at  Funarte  which is a community based art project designed to hel...
They make some truly beautiful pieces...
 
 
 
 
 
 
<ul><li>How, you may ask, was I given such an amazing opportunity? </li></ul><ul><li>I applied to a program called Beyond ...
<ul><li>Students live with a family in a developing country for 3 months </li></ul><ul><li>In the past, students have been...
<ul><li>But to do all this, I need your help! </li></ul><ul><li>The total cost of the trip is $3,200.00 </li></ul><ul><li>...
<ul><li>I am also asking for help from Star Academy and its students because I learned many important values from Star Aca...
<ul><li>Star Academy taught me the value of hard work </li></ul><ul><li>It can help you succeed in all areas of life, in a...
<ul><li>Star Academy also taught me equality and co-operation </li></ul><ul><li>Learn to forget differences, accept others...
<ul><li>Finally, Star Academy taught me the power of achieving your dreams </li></ul>Don’t let anything deter you from rea...
<ul><li>I hope that you can help me achieve my dream. I know the Senior Star Academy Class is creative and will work toget...
<ul><li>Thanks so much for your help!  </li></ul><ul><li>I have a blog that you can follow along with as I prepare for my ...
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    1. 1. My Summer 2009 Adventure to Esteli, Nicaragua!
    2. 2. <ul><li>This summer, I will be travelling to Esteli, Nicaragua which is located in Central America </li></ul>
    3. 11. <ul><li>Nicaragua is the second poorest country in the Americas </li></ul><ul><li>1 in 3 children has chronic malnutrition </li></ul><ul><li>It takes about 10 years for children to complete the mandatory 6 years of school </li></ul><ul><li>About half the population lives on less than $1.00 a day </li></ul><ul><li>¼ of the population does not have access to drinking water </li></ul><ul><li>Susceptible to many natural disasters – hurricanes, mudslides, volcanoes, earthquakes, landslides </li></ul>
    4. 13. <ul><li>Once there, I will spend 3 months volunteering at Funarte which is a community based art project designed to help children learn about important social issues in their lives. </li></ul>
    5. 14. They make some truly beautiful pieces...
    6. 21. <ul><li>How, you may ask, was I given such an amazing opportunity? </li></ul><ul><li>I applied to a program called Beyond Borders! </li></ul>
    7. 22. <ul><li>Students live with a family in a developing country for 3 months </li></ul><ul><li>In the past, students have been placed in countries such as Ukraine, Ecuador, Honduras, Peru, Ghana, Malawi, Botswana, and Kenya </li></ul><ul><li>The work we do varies, from teaching English to working in sustainable agriculture, and from supporting an orphanage for young girls to assisting health units targeting HIV/AIDS. </li></ul>
    8. 23. <ul><li>But to do all this, I need your help! </li></ul><ul><li>The total cost of the trip is $3,200.00 </li></ul><ul><li>I have already earned $2,000.00 towards the total. I am asking you to help me fundraise $1,200.00 further </li></ul><ul><li>This money goes towards: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Beyond Borders Charity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It helps pay for students expenses, promoting the program as well as providing some income to the families that we stay with over the summer. </li></ul></ul>
    9. 24. <ul><li>I am also asking for help from Star Academy and its students because I learned many important values from Star Academy which played a large role in my participation in Beyond Borders </li></ul>
    10. 25. <ul><li>Star Academy taught me the value of hard work </li></ul><ul><li>It can help you succeed in all areas of life, in and out of school </li></ul>
    11. 26. <ul><li>Star Academy also taught me equality and co-operation </li></ul><ul><li>Learn to forget differences, accept others and work together </li></ul><ul><li>Stop inequality and discrimination that you might know about and start working together to achieve a common goal </li></ul>
    12. 27. <ul><li>Finally, Star Academy taught me the power of achieving your dreams </li></ul>Don’t let anything deter you from reaching your potential.
    13. 28. <ul><li>I hope that you can help me achieve my dream. I know the Senior Star Academy Class is creative and will work together as a team to help me fundraise for Beyond Borders. </li></ul>
    14. 29. <ul><li>Thanks so much for your help! </li></ul><ul><li>I have a blog that you can follow along with as I prepare for my trip. I will also write on it throughout my trip to show you what you’ve helped me accomplish! </li></ul>http://www.nicaragua-2009.blogspot.com/

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