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Building a High School in Nicaragua with Waves of Hope and Surf For Life

I’ve been living in a remote village in northern Nicaragua for the past three and a half years. I drive on narrow, rocky dirt roads, only one vehicle wide, past thatch-roofed shacks walled with plastic sheeting, and dirty happy kids … Continue reading

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Holly Volunteers with Surf For Life and Waves of Hope to build a High School in North Nicaragua

In March of 2013 Surf For Life partnered with Waves of Hope in Manzanillo, Nicaragua to begin to build the first high school in the area. A team of volunteers from Salesforce helped lay the foundation for the new building, … Continue reading

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Holly Beck Gives Back With Waves of Hope

It’s natural to want to give back and help people. Travel experiences are so much more meaningful when you get a chance to interact with the local community and impact their lives in a positive way. When I was looking … Continue reading

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Raising Money for a New Elementary School Classroom

Imagine you’re a 12 year old kid growing up in a remote fishing village in Northern Nicaragua. You’ve spent most of your life barefoot, chasing chickens and skinny dogs through barbed-wire fences. You learned to ride a horse at age … Continue reading

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Gringos Moving Sand with Surf For Life in El Salvador

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Jamming with Kids and SYRV.org

SYRV.org is an non-profit dedicated to making good happen. Over the last few years the SYRV crew has been working hard to create a community center to benefit the people of the Northern Nicaraguan town of Jiquilillo. This time around … Continue reading

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