Nicaragua

Keyla is an Innovative and Determined Entrepreneur

By Yolanda Fletes – Women’s Empowerment Program Officer Keyla is a 32-year-old mother from Melchorita, Nicaragua and a member of...

Leaders Have a Community Vision – 2019 Impact Report – La Venada, Nicaragua

These stories were originally featured in the 2019 Impact Report. Antolín and Silvio are two leaders with a vision for La...

The Importance of Social Safety Nets During COVID-19

By Katie Seifert – Latin America Program Specialist Clean and safe drinking water is more important than ever, especially during...

Combating COVID-19 with better nutrition: What an Iowa organization is doing in Central America

This article was originally published by the Des Moines Register online on Jul.16, 2020 and in print on Jul. 19,...

Juan’s Experiments Lead to Better Yields

By Rodolfo Ricardo Hernandez Navas – Agriculture Program Officer More than 70% of Nicaragua’s agricultural land is held by small...

Like Mother, Like Daughter – Inspiring the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs

By Yolanda Fletes – Women’s Empowerment Program Officer. Translated and edited by Katie Seifert, Latin America Program Specialist, and edited...

Guillermo and Alejandra are Community Activists for Clean Water

By Orlando Montiel Salas – Clean Water Program Officer 64-year-old Guillermo serves as the Water and Sanitation Committee (CAPS) maintenance technician...

Program Officer, Rodolfo, Follows Up With Farmers Who Planted Biofortified Beans

By Rodolfo Ricardo Hernandez Navas – Agriculture Program Officer The biofortified bean varieties, INTA-Nutritivo and Rendidor, were evaluated in various...

Zenaida’s Children Brag That Their Mother is a Businesswoman with Self-Help International

By Yolanda Fletes – Women’s Empowerment Program Officer 30-year-old Zenaida lives with her four young children in Laurel Galán, Nicaragua....

Yugel is Relieved to Have Safe Drinking Water in Her Community

By Orlando Montiel Salas – Clean Water Program Officer Yugel is a 29-year-old single mother of three children. Her oldest...

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