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... writing a full-length novel, I will highlight the progress that has been made in one of the many facets of development: education. TEARS has been running a school in the barrio for the past fourteen years with no uniform or book costs required from the students, and its vision has fully impressed me. Since its establishment, the school has been utilizing strategies to promote holistic transformational development. One of the first things I noticed was that the entire staff was made up ...
... s school today. Most children are educated in the public schools, but Haitian children with no birth certificates cannot attend school...so the church provides their education. Education is really the only opportunity these children have to get out of the barrio and find a better life, and the churches here are critical to providing that opportunity for these, the poorest of the poor. Our school is a wood shack with two classrooms...one for 1st and 2nd grade, ...
... one of the most beautiful beaches in the world
... you're going to live in a hut and play with the monkeys?"
- a) If you check out my first entry you'll see my very nice apartment, and b) the DR isn't home to many native mammals. Pretty much just rodents and bats actually.
... walking through the mountains we were able to hear the waterfalls from a distance and see the landscape of the Dominican Republic.
When we finally reached the top, we were able to start our journey back down. While jumping off these waterfalls I had to wear a helmet and a life jacket becausethe waterfalls ranged from 3 feet to 25 feet off the ground. The thought of jumping off ...
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