Project Gettysburg Leon (PGL) partners with the third largest city in Nicaragua, focusing on potable water in rural communities, small-scale agriculture for improving family nutrition, arts education and after-school tutoring programs for at-risk children.

For the second poorest country in the western hemisphere, tutoring kids is not about higher test scores or better grades. The programs that PGL supports keep Nicaraguan children in school, children whose parents are often too absorbed in survival to be able to tutor at home.

Greg Bowles is the current director for Project Gettysburg Leon, the sister city program between Gettysburg and the country of Nicaragua that was founded in 1986.

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