BUILDER AGE RANGE
WHY ARE WE HERE?
We will be building classrooms for an overcrowded, underfunded school in an indigenous community near Asunción.
Over 30 percent of Paraguay’s population lives below the poverty line, surviving on about $2 per day. Over 50 percent of children never complete their secondary education. . .
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The Ten Duel Commandments:Dueling is legal in Paraguay as long as you are both registered blood donors.
I Spy. . . no doorbells?Guests do not knock but clap to notify the residents they have arrived! This is because some homes in Paraguay do not have doors and the windows are left open due to the extremely hot climate in their summer months.
Wealth gap:There is a huge wealth gap in Paraguay. 80% of land is owned by only 2.5% of the population and only 161 individuals control 90% of the country’s wealth.