Juigalpa blog

Farewell to Rommel
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At the end of November, in consultation with the family, Rommel’s stay at Ruach’s community home came to an end, as it was concluded that Rommel needs more specialized care than we could offer him. Read More

Hurricane, swimming and personnel changes
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While the people of northern Nicaragua watched the hurricane pass, with houses collapsing, trees falling and rivers bursting their banks, the rest of Nicaragua suffered unprecedented levels of rainfall for several days. Read More

My children
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Since 2015 I have lived with my son Jonathan in Juigalpa, where I contribute to the work of the Fundación Ruach. When we left the Netherlands Daniella, my daughter, stayed behind to finish her University... Read More

Update on COVID-19 in Juigalpa, Nicaragua
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Hard to believe but the traditional 15 August parties in Juigalpa were not cancelled, but at least took place with adherence to some special preventive measures. For example, the bull-fighting did not take place in... Read More

At the court
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And there I am in court. During the COVID pandemic I prefer to avoid public places, but there are exceptional circumstances at times. We are in a process of getting our core member Manuel, who... Read More

In-service training
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In my last blog I gave the overview of the health status of our community from my six monthly report. The advantage of a progress report is that it forces me to list everything that... Read More