Jiquilillo

You can change a life in Jiquilillo, Nicaragua!

English Language Centre for Jiquilillo and Surrounding Villages

Provides comprehensive English language instruction to students ages 5 and older through a combination of teacher-led lessons, youth-led projects, and conversational opportunities with English-speaking volunteers. Through high-quality English language training, this program assists students in attaining proficiency in English and broadening their cultural awareness for success in their academic, professional, and personal pursuits.

Medical Clinic and Outreach for Jiquilillo and Surrounding Villages

Provides medical support, maternal care, vaccinations and education to reduce infant, child and maternal mortality rates. Staffed by Nicaraguan nurses, the clinic serves approximately 40 people a day. Health issues can dramatically impact families’ daily living activities to support themselves. Better health support leads to better opportunities to alleviate the impacts of poverty.

Soup kitchen in El Limonal for the Community Living at the Dump in Chinandega

Provides nutritious meals for up to 300 children in partnership with international organizations and supported by volunteers in service, delivery and funding. Frequency of the meals are dependent on funding.

Housing Development in Jiquilillo and Surrounding Villages

Provides safe and affordable housing for families living in coastal villages that have been directly impacted by climate change or single mothers with children living in extreme poverty. Local families work side by side with volunteers to build homes.

Education Awareness and Wildlife Conservation – Turtle Hatchery

This project provides education and protection of endangered sea turtles and other sea life. Operating in partnership with the community of Punta Venecia, we work with local families to support the turtle hatchery, protecting the turtle eggs and providing families with earning potential to lift themselves out of poverty. Charitable dollars received for this cause is currently non-receiptable.

DINNER & SILENT AUCTION

Join us for an evening of Inspiration & Giving

Date: Friday, April 21, 2017
Time: 5pm to 9pm
Location: Humber Room, Toronto, Ontario

Our goal is to raise funds to sustain life-changing projects in Jiquilillo, Nicaragua. Ticket price is $75.00 per person of which $40.00 is tax receiptable.

You will enjoy a delicious 3 course Nicaragua themed dinner prepared by Humber’s own talented Chefs and students. Tax & service included. Cash bar will be available.

To purchase tickets click here and write your name in the comment section. For more information, please email Mary at Mary.Lendway@humber.ca.

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