Re: [xmca] Electronic Buddies?

From: Mike Cole <lchcmike who-is-at>
Date: Wed Jul 09 2008 - 07:45:09 PDT

Great tip, Andrew.
I will pass that along to our summer program people.
This is a case where post cards with local pics on them and pretty stamps
might not be
a bad medium.

On Wed, Jul 9, 2008 at 6:59 AM, Andrew Coppens <>

> Cathrene,
> The Peace Corps program "World Wise Schools" (
> may
> be something to look into. I participated in this program during my service
> in
> Nicaragua, and found it flexible and very rewarding. I think the WWS office
> in
> Washington could help match your student to a teacher(s)/PC volunteer that
> lives in an area where internet and other necessary technologies are
> available.
> My own experience was via paper mail. In parts of Nicaragua, for example,
> there
> are currently PC volunteers working with local teachers (some in TEFL with
> secondary school teachers) in
> larger cities where the internet is available and inexpensive through
> cafes.
> The Peace Corps in Nicaragua would likely be open to this type of
> collaboration
> with one or multiple volunteers, even perhaps outside of the WWS program.
> I hope this helps!
> Andrew Coppens
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