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Back in Nicaragua once more working with our usual partners and creating powerful positive experiences.

See below for tour report blogs and pictures capturing the experiences of our volunteers and the kids the reached out to in order to improve their quality of life.

The Nicaragua 2014 Team looked something like this:

Meet the team

Introducing PWB Team Nicaragua 2014 * Drum roll* Leaving on the 1st January for a 3 month tour (that’s right, whilst most of you are still partying or hungover, they’ll be on a plane…) we have:

Steve ‘Bags’, 32, UK.
This will be his 3rd tour with PWB, he’s a circus performer and teacher and has recently traveled all over the world teaching hula hoop!

Emily Ball, 27, UK.
Circus performer and teacher since 2005, this is her 4th tour with PWB. Together with Bags they are the coordinators of the Nicaragua project -they both visited earlier this year and are back for more…

Aileen Lawlor, 29, USA.
Flow artist, actor, dancer and teacher,who has recently toured Europe performing and teaching, specialties include staff and flow-wand.

Valentina Martin, 28, USA.
Professional dancer and hula hooper, she says that she has had her life changed by dance and circus and her passion in life is to give others the same opportunity.

Penny Hancock, 52, Ireland.
Co-director of ‘Mind the Gap’ educational services, teaching arts in schools. Teacher of arts including singing, dance, circus and theatre.

Jacob Hirsch Holland, 26, UK.
Returning to to Nicaragua with PWB for the 2nd time. Circus performer and teacher specialising in slackline, diabolo and unicycle. and loads of other stuff.

Justin Pulsford, 33, UK.
Currently working as a tree surgeon with a sideline in circus performance and teaching, Justin says that ‘circus is a fantastic way of communicating, building confidence and having fun. Well, that’s what PWB thinks too! So, wish our Team Nica luck and look out for their updates over the next few months.

To see a selection of films from this tour click the down arrow in the top left of the box below:


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