Chilamate Kum

Nicaragua 38 beneficiaries Siuna

Project Complete!

Project Proposal: New latrines and handwashing station.
Nicaragua is the second poorest country in the Western hemisphere. In a country where 37% of rural people have no safe drinking water (UNICEF) and 47% of the forest cover has disappeared over the last 50 years (UN Food and Agriculture Organization), these water, sanitation, and reforestation programs are a critical way to improve the living standards of the rural poor while conserving environmental resources. We work in remote rural villages that lack access to most basic services and are too small to receive assistance from other organizations. In general, communities are formed of subsistence farmers or day laborers who live in extreme poverty, surviving on $35-70/month.

Project Sponsors

Friends Seminary

New York, NY

Ranney School

Tinton Falls, NJ

The Center for Early Education

West Hollywood, CA
July 7, 2020

Project Complete

We believe all people deserve clean water, safe sanitation, and the knowledge to sustain it for future generations. Our implementing partner, El Porvenir, partners with the people of Nicaragua so...

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