To develop academic courses that support Kalu Yala and SMOT in building sustainable relationships with the community of San Miguel and surrounding locales. By providing access to better and more diverse education, we hope that the residents of San Miguel will be able to grow and thrive alongside the development of Kalu Yala.
I am not a teacher; only a fellow traveler of whom you asked the way. I pointed ahead–ahead of myself as well as of you.
The “Real” River Clean Up: Our relationship with water and garbage in San Miguel
Community Outreach intern Jamie Kotansky relates her River Clean Up experience and the strong connection Panamanians have to water.
Tags: adult class, agua cero, community outreach, Emily Gibson, Jamie Kotansky, lea weinshank, Lillian Sonnenberg, limpieza del rio, Noris, PANAMA, rio clean up, Rio Pacora, San Miguel, sustainable, water, water filtration systems, yucca
“There’s no time like the present, no present like time.”
Jamie K. summarizes the projects of the last couple of weeks and some of her more memorable experiences.
Tags: Animal Science, Catia, community outreach, Conleigh, Don, Elly, Evan, Heather, Jamie, Kalu Yala, Kate Stice, Kelly, Lea, Lillian, martina, Miriam, Noris, rio clean up, San Miguel, school, Soccer, Victor
Cooking in Casa Llena
Community Outreach and Education Interns, Kelly Hoorman and Julie Barwig, help Noris, the San Miguel chef, make breakfast for dinner. They help her make a typical Panamanian breakfast that consists of fried eggs and hojaldres. Hojaldres are a cross between a donut and a funnel cake. Peek the blog and see if YOUR mouth starts to water.
Growth in San Miguel
Lea describes the school in San Miguel as well as a personal project which involves a community garden. She explores the different ways growth exists or will start to exist in both the school and the garden.
From English to Español: The Beauty of Panama
Jamie describes the past few weeks in Panama, and the perks of living and teaching in San Miguel with the Anthropology and Community Outreach interns.
Tags: Aminta, Aura, beautiful, Casco Viejo, Conleigh, Don, Elly, Evan, Heather, Julie, Karen, La Mesa, Lea, lessons, Lillian, Noris, PANAMA, Panama City, Panamanian Spanish, Playa Pal Mar, San Miguel, Soccer, Tucker