Jiquilillo

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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.

Villa Nueva Esperanza 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. Local families work side by side with volunteers to build homes within walking distance of local vocational schools and recreational fields.

This project is in partnership with the Nicaraguan government and other international partners and volunteers.

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.

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