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NICARAGUA: Surfing for Change Travel Guide

The mission of Surfing for Change is to spread awareness that tourism, and surf travel, can bring dollars and along with it a lot of destruction to surf destinations in the developing world. Their vision is that there is a better way. Here, watch Nicaragua's Wave of Optimism (WOO) implementing a new model for surf tourism, and Courney Hull, social entrepreneur, building the world's first plastic-free hotel.

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NICARAGUA: Living in the Largest Landfill in Latin America

Two thousand residents live in the waste disposal site of La Chureca, in Managua, Nicaragua. They live amidst every kind of garbage imaginable in what might be called a hell on earth. Fifty percent of the population is under 18, and girls are at highest risk of being forced to prostitute themselves to survive and support their families. This week SEVENLY in connection with Forward Edge launches a campaign to rescue girls from La Chureca and provide food, shelter, education and steps to a purposeful future.

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