Educational material donated by the World Scout Bureau Interamerican Region
13th Jun 2014
Nicaraguans scouts began to receive educational materials that the World Scout Bureau - Interamerican Region donated last January. "These are handbooks for girls and boys and guides for leaders that are needed to properly develop the program of each of the units," said Javiera Estrada, Executive Director of the Association of Scouts of Nicaragua.
To transport this material from Interamerican Office in Panama was a big challenge, said Amanda Flores, Youth Programme director. All started on Saturday night January 25, in the Causeway Amador, which was home of the 24 Central American Scout Camporee. The Nicaraguan delegation was preparing to return home in three cars full of young people who came with their luggage new illusions and dreams fulfilled.
The donation, which occupied more than 10 boxes, had to be accommodated with great care on the roofs of vehicles to ensure they do not suffer damage during the journey of over 1,400 kilometers. 28 hours later, exhausted and sleepy boys, unloading boxes at the National Association in Managua, while being greeted by their jubilant parents.
After completed the registration process, which allowed us to determine the exact number of active beneficiaries in each section of different scouts groups who enrolled in the period 2014, director Estrada decided it was time to deliver educational material, so that representatives of the groups was convened for the acquire of the relevant literature.
Guillermo Sarria, Coordinator Scout of Group 25 " Rubén Darío “, was among the first to attend the national headquarters for acquiring the books. " For me it's a great achievement to get this equipment to our guys, because they will have the new educational method in their hands. These books will help them to evaluate their personal progress, and continue to grow as good people, that is, in the end, the goal of Scouting " he said " we are grateful to the Inter-American Region for donating books. "
Among the groups that have received their educational material, Estrada said the 100 " Baden Powell”, 38 " San Luis ", 18 " France ", 11 " Maximum Jerez ", 26 " San Vicente de Paul “, 77 " San Ignacio de Loyola ", 30" Altagracia " 120 " Warriors Diriangén " 56" Xolotlán ", 1" Moravian " 107 " Aubrey Campbell " 126 " Niquiranos “, 2 Mother Divine Pastor, 08" San Francisco Javier ", 10" Montaignac, 35 " Terra " XVI " Franciscan ", 37 " Nahuatl " plus the aforementioned 25 " Rubén Darío “. Delivery will continue next week, according to the timetable.