Discovering the Definition of Sustainable Development

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How 5 Rice Freshmen Solved Big Problems in Our Communities There’s no doubt that Project Schoolhouse has been increasingly successful at building schools and water systems in the Rio Blanco region of Nicaragua. However, as our projects evolve we are continuously improving our approach and the design of our structures. A recent challenge our schoolhouses were facing were the windows. …

Supporter Spotlight: An Evening at Buenos Aires Café

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If there’s ever a place to go in Austin for a good traditional Argentine meal, Buenos Aires Café on E 6th Street is it! We’re, of course, a little biased because this small, vibrant restaurant has been a dedicated supporter of Project Schoolhouse for years, providing delicious food to fundraising efforts large and small. Tab Barker, Project Schoolhouse’s own Executive …

Be the Change: Building Relationships & Changing Lives

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“I came back better and with a full heart,” volunteer Itze Pavón explained. After years of volunteering her talents as a graphic designer, she was invited to travel to Nicaragua to see firsthand the impact that Project Schoolhouse is making in rural communities. “It just made sense to go,” she stated. Being an international volunteer is more about what you …

The Tawa Inauguration

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I recently traveled to Nicaragua with Project Schoolhouse (PSH) for the very first time, spending several days of hiking through the lush Nicaraguan jungle and bonding with the warm people who call this place home. The inauguration of our most recent school, Tawa, was a celebration like no other. Arriving in the back of a pickup truck, our guests of …

Event Series: Project Schoolhouse Crash Course

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Project Schoolhouse will be holding a series of events highlighting our mission and the work we do. We encourage all those who support our projects to come learn more about Project Schoolhouse and how YOU could help amplify our impact. Over 1200 students have studied in our schools with 500 attending every day. Over 1000 people drink from our water …

CoLibrì Cares: Partnership with Project Schoolhouse

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What better charter sponsor for Project Schoolhouse than a company committed to extending the life of books – one of our most precious commodities in our quest to improve learning and literacy in the communities we work in. “Our schools are in remote villages with minimal government support. Even a small library is a luxury. Having CoLibrì there to cover …

Project Schoolhouse: Building Bridges

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For the past decade, Project Schoolhouse has worked building schools and water systems in rural Nicaragua, but when a unique obstacle presents itself, PSH is there to provide support. Children in the community of San Antonio, Nicaragua can see the school from across the Ubu River, but it rises too high for them to cross. As a result of this, …