Travel Blogs from Bonao
... utilizing assets in order to make progress of varying degrees, it is essential ...
... that some of the community leaders felt challenged both socially and spiritually. They voiced their need to unify and create plans that were greater and bigger in order to remove themselves from the cycle they are currently in. They stressed the fact that the future of the Barrio lies in the youth and there needs to be a strong focus on issues of education (inside and outside the home) as well has providing opportunities were youth can engage in some sort of work. ...
... in the local "free zone." She quit, divorced her husband and bought a hair dryer with the loan and basically has lived happily after. The dream that she has is to expand the business to a point where she has hired young girls to work so she does not have to! I know I got inspired listening to thier stories.
All for now,
After just finishing a delightful Italian dinner of garlic bread and spaghetti covered in cheese, (awh yeah), I am sitting on our balcony railing with a beautiful breeze gently blowing on my face, reflecting on the past day. The morning started off with a visit to the TEARS church in the barrio. Even with a language barrier, and having missed a lot of what was being said, it is clear that the congregation is all active and empowered to participate in the church ...
... be like. They have done SO much for the nearby barrio (poor
neighborhood) of Maria Auxilliadora in the 20 years that they have been here,
and it is so encouraging and interesting to see their projects and their
successes. It's also been inspiring to know that TEARS had to go through
failures and many trials to get to where they are today, recognizing that this is
how development works - there are ups, downs, ...
How has this campground rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Pets allowed