Managua Mission Day 7

The time for our departure from the beautiful country of Nicaragua and all of our friends there had arrived, but not before one more significant celebration. This was Christmas Party day at Oasis de Esperanza school, and the last big event of the school year before...

Managua Mission Day 6

Day 6 of our trip to Nicaragua began with sleeping in! After a series of early starts, we took advantage of a leisurely morning and headed to Oasis de Esperanza at 10:30. Once there, most of the teachers were engaged in end of year report cards and busy in their...

Managua Mission Day 5

On this day, Sunday, we bid farewell to new friends in a new place in the cool mountains of Nicaragua and returned to much warmer Managua in the lowlands. La Finca camp was a wonderful, quiet place to wake up in, but most of us skipped the cold shower to start the...

Managua Mission Day 4

In a departure from what our team has done in past years, today we ventured into Nicaragua’s “high country” to visit Young Life’s national camp, called La Finca (The Farm). We were privileged to travel with a select group of Young Life leaders...

Managua Mission Day 3

Wow, what a celebratory, activity-filled day this was! Our goal was to treat the hardworking staff of Oasis de Esperanza school to a refreshing “play day” to mark the end of their school year, and we believe that we succeeded! These dedicated people serve...

Managua Mission Day 1

So we’re off! We left Lake City at 4:30 this morning, off on our great Managua 2019 adventure! Marcia, Caron, and Lyn picked up RC Sharma and then we met Todd Laws in Gunnison at about 5:30. With no snow on the roads and thanks to Todd’s excellent driving,...