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Global Consciousness and the Beach

An article on capacity building, environmental conservation and waves in central america. By Simon Witt Tourism in the developing world has changed landscapes and created social change. Its impact depends on how effectively it […]

projectwoo on Aug 27, 2015 Category: gallery, projectWOO / Tags: , ,


Diabetes Medical Brigade

Diabetes poses a great challenge worldwide. It is defined by the he World Health Organization (WHO) as a “chronic disease that occurs either when the pancreas does not produce enough insulin or when the […]

projectwoo on Mar 09, 2015 Category: Uncategorized


WOO Summer Camp 2015

We had a pretty epic Summer Camp this year in Gigante! This year we had 2 summer camps: a children’s English, Art and Games themed camp, and a teen’s English and Surf Camp. Each […]

projectwoo on Mar 05, 2015 Category: Uncategorized


Spanish, Health, and Humanitarianism..

Last week I had the pleasure of leading a service-learning trip to Playa Gigante, Nicaragua as the faculty advisor for Student Association for Medical Spanish (SAMS) at the University of Texas-Pan American.  Eleven undergraduate […]

projectwoo on Oct 06, 2014 Category: projectWOO


Introducing Logan Hitchcook, WOO Health Intern!

My name is Logan and I am Project WOO’s first ever Health Intern! As a part my Master’s in Public Health at UCLA, I am required to participate in an internship of my choosing. […]

projectwoo on Aug 08, 2014 Category: projectWOO


Health Center Update from Lindsay Mayock!

Here in Gigante the rain has returned, bringing with it fresh life and lots of activity at the The Gigante Community Health Center. As we approach our 4 month anniversary, things are really getting […]

projectwoo on Aug 04, 2014 Category: projectWOO


Introducing Gigante’s new English Teacher!!

Hi there! My name is Lara & I have just returned to Gigante and Project WOO to teach English until the end of February. I first came here in November last year. I ended […]

projectwoo on Jul 28, 2014 Category: projectWOO


Health Center Inauguration!

Thanks to the generous support of our donors, volunteers, and community, the Gigante Community Health Center officially opened its doors April 5th with a heartwarming inauguration presented by the Gigante Health Committee. Nearly two […]

projectwoo on May 05, 2014 / Category: projectWOO