Entries by Laura Robinson

Artists for Soup Spotlight: Agroecologist Intern Juanita Gabriele Huete Blanco

Juanita Gabriele Huete Blanco started on her path to becoming an agroecologist while spending time as a child with her grandmothers in the fields near Leon, Nicaragua.  Her motivation to study agroecology arose when she noticed the lack of environmentally responsible techniques used in conventional agriculture.   Last January, Juanita travelled from Leon to spend […]

Artists for Soup Scholarships: Roxana

AfS Spotlight: Roxana (Scholarship Recipient) Roxana is an 11-year-old girl with 5 siblings in Corozo, Nicaragua. When asked to describe herself she says she is shy, friendly, happy, and a good student. Her favorite place is the Margarita Arauz School because she likes to study and play with her friends. And, Roxana is a Artists […]

Artists for Soup Spotlight: Development Intern Laura

When Laura Robinson began her internship with Artists for Soup, she had just finished her first year in the Master of Global Policy Studies program at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas in Austin. At the beginning of the summer, Laura travelled to New York for a week-long orientation with […]

ADAPTAR LA LUZ SOLAR A LA CENA

Cuando Artistas para la Sopa estaba comenzando, necesitábamos toda la ayuda que pudiéramos obtener, y Mujeres Solares de Nicaragua, también conocida como FUPROSOMUNIC, estaba ahí  cuando necesitábamos mentoría/asesoría. La verdad es que FUPROSOMUNIC todavía nos está ayudando a encontrar nuestro camino, y he estado pensando en ellos porque han sido nominados para un premio por […]

CONVERTING SUNLIGHT INTO DINNER

When Artists for Soup (AfS) was getting started, we needed all the help we could get, and FUPROSOMUNIC, also known as Solar Women of Nicaragua, was there when we needed mentoring. Truth is, Solar Women of Nicaragua is still helping us find our way, and I’ve been thinking about them because they’ve been nominated for […]