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2018 Year 1 Recap

GYLI offered four Year 1 programs this summer:  2 in Connecticut, 1 in Los Angeles and 1 launching from Kenosha, WI.  Sailing aboard the Mystic Whaler, Exy Johnson and Red Witch – students and adults raised sail learning about themselves and others. Highlights of the these programs were again the great work of Kojo Bey…
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September 19, 2018 0

BaSheeba Mays

BaSheeba Mays BaSheeba “Sheeba” Mays is a sister, daughter, friend, and has occasional wanderlust. Her differing roles, comedic personality, and international travel experiences immensely influence what she loves: being a leader. Sheeba realizes that she has a niche for leadership and motivating others. She is very proud to have received a Master’s Degree in Strategic…
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May 17, 2018 0

Accounting Manager/Program Coordinator

Aloyce Gonzaga Lekuton (known as Mr. L) joined LFA as a full-time Accounting Manager and Program Coordinator in the Stuart Center for Global Leadership in November of 2016. Aloyce earned his BS in Agricultural Engineering from EARTH University in Costa Rica. He has worked for an agricultural NGO in South Africa as Program Assistant, the…
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May 15, 2018 0

Accounting Manager / Program Coordinator

Aloyce Gonzaga Lekuton (known as Mr. L) joined LFA as a full-time Accounting Manager and Program Coordinator in the Stuart Center for Global Leadership in November of 2016. Aloyce earned his BS in Agricultural Engineering from EARTH University in Costa Rica. He has worked for an agricultural NGO in South Africa as Program Assistant, the…
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April 17, 2018 0

Accounting Manager/Program Coordinator

Aloyce Gonzaga Lekuton earned his Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering from EARTH University in Costa Rica. In his previous work experience, he worked as a program Intern/Project assistant for Orchard Africa in South Africa, World Vision Kenya as a volunteer in Child Sponsorship Program, Jamii Bora Bank Kenya as Loan Officer/Acting branch manager and…
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April 3, 2018 0

Homestays Continue!

Students are enjoying their homestay experiences and have almost completed their short time in the nearby community. They will be returning to the EARTH University campus tomorrow after white water rafting in the morning. We are looking forward to hearing their great stories and enjoying our last few days here!


July 19, 2016 0

Homestays have begun!

Students were placed in their homestays yesterday and will be staying until Wednesday. They were all smiles as they greeted their host families and received a tour of the local farms. Some projects that the students are engaged in include gardening, milking cows, painting garden signs, playing soccer with friends and family, and generally participating…
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July 17, 2016 0

Day 4 Costa Rica!

Bugs and Bananas! Walking through the rain-forest getting bitten, seeing wildlife, and meeting new people.  Today we visited a banana facility that supplies organic bananas to Whole Foods grocery stores in the US. Seeing the banana packing facility and learning the process was interesting but it is obviously hard work!  This experience made us feel very…
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July 15, 2016 0

Day 3 in Costa Rica

Hey guys! West Watch here. This morning, some of us woke up very early to go play futbol. At around 8 in the morning, we all met in the cafeteria to have some breakfast which included pancakes, rice, salsa, fruit, and eggs. After breakfast, we packed our bags, and prepared to leave for EARTH University. We…
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July 14, 2016 0

Day 2 in Costa Rica

Today was GREAT!!!  We started the day at 8:45 with a delicious pinto, and then played some fun games such as “Sister, Sister,” and “Mafia.”  Then we learned about Costa Rican culture and dance, and had lunch.  Then we took a trip to Santa Ana, the local town, and ate lots of food, gained a…
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July 13, 2016 0