Three women graduating from the University of Maryland this May head to Central America in September to launch Project MicroMundo. Their vision is to foster connections between students and communities in the United States and Central America.
Stephanie Wolf, English major; Ronnie Brodsky, Economics major; and Jessica Smith, Marketing major, will volunteer with several nonprofit organizations throughout Central America, many of which are or are affiliated with schools. The MicroMundo blog will follow these experiences to present photos, videos, and personal stories, creating a sense of connection and illustrating the reality of daily life in the places they visit.
Schools, classes and individuals may participate by:
- Using their blog, http://www.micromundo.org, as a resource in class.
- Participate in a letter or email exchange.
- Organize a fundraiser for grassroots projects in the community.