Charitour Trips

When traveling to Nicaragua it is such a different world than what we enjoy here. Where we go it is a world of extreme poverty where many people live without plumbing, refrigeration, and cook over a wood fire. Employment is scarce or obtained for wages at a rate of a few dollars a day. We work hard at improving education, health, job opportunities, and a better quality of life. But I think our real value is hope and goodwill that we bring when these people know that we care enough about...
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Literacy

  1 in 5 children in Nicaragua never learn to read or write, leading to adult illiteracy, and the perpetuation of the extreme poverty cycles that exist in Nicaragua today. One of our goals in combating that cycle, and providing tools for independence and self-reliance to every individual, is through our literacy program, which includes the following: Construction of the first ever library in the community that allows anyone to come and check out a book. Access to books is ...
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Community Development Center

Statement of Need and Opportunity for a Community Development Center in La Calle Real, Nicaragua This building will create both a commerce and educational center that is sorely needed in this impoverished community. We hope to have the building completed and operational with training programs in place before the end of 2016. The programs and projects offered by the center will enhance a more economically viable community. There are several factors for the poor economic situation in La Call...
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Current Projects and Activities

  1.Community Learning Center Completion of addition for medical and dental clinic Other projects to complete the community center Development of business related programs to make the Center self-sustainable 2. English Program 3. Water testing and treatment program 4. Medical and Dental Services 5. Special needs class and remedies for handicapped children 6. “Food for Work Program" 7. “Days for Girls Program” 8. Solar Cooking initiative 9. Library and Reading Literac...
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Projects

Educational & Health Support Delivery of Basic School Supplies School Infrastructure Support Build Library Dig water well w/distribution system Build water tower for reserve and backup system Rebuild 250 new desks for both schools Start waste management program Build more storage space Start experimental vegetable garden Enrichment Activities and Support Art Dance Music Sports Youth baseball league Volleyball Team Primary school physical education ...
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