One of the kindergartners that will attend La Esquina de la Educación in San Antonio de Rioyos
August 21, 2013, No comments

So Where do all the Fair Trade Social Premiums Go? A story about how Fair Trade tomatoes grow into a school in Guanajuato, Mexico by José Vílchez-Azcona Many people criticize Fair […]

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The Democratization of Tech Entrepreneurship (sort of)

July 22, 2013, No comments

Entrepreneurship, particularly in the software, mobile, and internet sectors has become a global phenomenon more then ever before. It seems once a wee ...

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CoopeTal – Fueling Talamanca

May 6, 2013, No comments

The possibility of oil exploitation has threatened the greater community of Puerto Viejo de Talamanca – have banded together to provide an alter ...

  • Make Creativity Your Angel Investor: 9 Tips from the Directors of "Living On One"
    Make Creativity Your Angel Investor
    February 28, 2013, No comments

    9 Tips from the Directors of Living On One “Over a billion people around the world live on a dollar a day”, said Chris Temple, “and we couldn’t understand how [...]

  • Shots from a "City History" tour in León
    Subida de los Niños
    January 4, 2013, No comments

    “Kids are like sponges. They absorb what they see, and if what they see is good they will have common sense in the future.” – Chistiam Berrios León, Nicaragua – [...]

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    El Camino A Cambio
    December 6, 2012, 1 Comment

    “Hope is a waking dream.” – Aristotle In reality, this is only where the cobblestone road ends. And where taxis go no further. A travel guidebook, however, would tell you [...]

  • El Puente
    El Puente – The Bridge
    October 29, 2012, No comments

    “Your problem is to bridge the gap which exists between where you are now and the goal you intend to reach.” – Earl Nightingale One indigenous group caught in the [...]

  • A Local Checking In On The Film Crew Outside León
    Un Techo Para Meyling
    October 11, 2012, No comments

    “Rain does not fall on one roof alone.” – West African Proverb Un Techo Para Mi Pais (or Techo for short) began operations, following a program that begins with building [...]

  • Filming "All About The Silicone"
    All About The Silicone
    August 28, 2012, 1 Comment

    “Solid wastes” are the discarded leftovers of our advanced consumer society. This growing mountain of garbage and trash represents not only an attitude of indifference toward valuable natural resources, but [...]

  • Giving Women A Choice
    Giving Women A Choice
    August 13, 2012, No comments

    “The State of World Population 2011 reveals that Guatemalan women between 15 and 49 years have on average 3.8 children (2010-2015), when the average Latin-American level is 2.2. For indigenous [...]