Record breaking droughts are ravaging parts of Nicaragua. Harvests are low, cattle and other livestock are dying, and rivers and wells are at 25 to 50 percent of normal water levels. The cost of a month of basic food supplies has risen by about $10 in the last year.
Please donate to our crowdfunding campaign on Razoo so we can carry out critical training for 36 community leaders! In the workshop, they’ll learn how their community cooperatives and associations can develop strategic plans for the future.
Here's a great article about the risk to families in Central America due to climate change. One of CEPAD's most successful programs is teaching farmers modern sustainable farming techniques which help them to mitigate the effects of climate change. This is real, long-term change that is improving food security for poor families. ... See MoreSee Less
Droughts and torrential rains have ruined the harvests of hundreds of thousands of impoverished farmers in Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua. Ill-prepared governments and climate change have put food security in the region permanently at risk; the next famine may start early next year.
Our friends from CEPAD USA are in Nicaragua to meet with our local staff to brainstorm and dream up new strategies for the future of CEPAD! Please pray that their time together will be meaningful. ... See MoreSee Less