Life is different now. When CEPAD arrived in Santa Maria, they formed a Community Development Committee to seek support from the local government and NGOs. After CEPAD’s training, they began work to make their infrastructure goals a reality.
We talked with Pastor Alexander David Valdivia Masiz, the vice president of the Community Development Committee in Santa Fe, and with Dorys Gonsález, who will be learning to grow a small vegetable garden and learn crafts and skills so she can earn money to support her family.
We are excited to announce the opportunity for supporters of CEPAD to travel to Nicaragua to see, first-hand, the programs you make possible. Click the link below to download a brochure to learn more, we hope to see you soon! Donor Trip 2015 Brochure
Our friends at La Isla Foundation have released an important new report about the conditions facing child workers in Nicaraguan sugar cane fields. Workers as young as 17, who are desperate to provide income for their families, have been diagnosed with Chronic Kidney Disease after working at the Ingenio San Antonio. ... See MoreSee Less
La Isla Foundation (LIF), founded in 2008, works to address the epidemic of Chronic Kidney Disease of nontraditional causes (CKDnT).CKDnT is a progressive, degenerative, occupationally driven illness that disproportionately affects agricultural workers in the Mesoamerican region. According to the Pa…
We want to thank Robert Massonneau, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Topeka and an anonymous donor for being the first to contribute to our Razoo campaign to raise funds to help women grow vegetable gardens. Will you be next? Please donate and share! We are so thankful for your support. ... See MoreSee Less