Here's what past participants said about the Nicaragua Immersion:
""I have a whole new perspective on community. I saw a really strong spirit in the Nicaraguan people. Seeing their strength and appreciation for life despite all their struggles- that was really inspiring."
"Before this trip I was not politically aware, but going on this trip has opened my eyes. It has motivated me to be more aware and keep updated on what's going on in the world."
"I was really hit by all the ways decisions made in the U.S. affect Nicaragua. Our policies span so many different aspects of life down there ... consumerism ... immigration ..."
Follow the 2011 Nica Team as they blog their reflections on their adventure below. View the 2010 blog at NICARAGUAPLUNGE.BLOGSPOT.COM .