Educate 200 Poor Children & Orphans in Nicaragua

 
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  • Educate 200 Poor Children & Orphans in Nicaragua has received 12 donations
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  • Educate 200 Poor Children & Orphans in Nicaragua has been marked as funded. They raised a total of $23,183 from an original funding goal of $23,000!
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  • Educate 200 Poor Children & Orphans in Nicaragua posted a progress report
    Serving the Community with a Medical Clinic
    By - Katie Adams - Volunteer Communications and Donor Coordinator
    Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 One of the most exciting things about the work we've been able to do with...
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  • Educate 200 Poor Children & Orphans in Nicaragua has received 38 donations
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  • Educate 200 Poor Children & Orphans in Nicaragua posted a progress report
    Celebrating Our Directora!
    By - Katie Adams - Volunteer Director, Donor Relations
    On May 7 the students and faculty of Colegio Verbo in Veracruz celebrated "La Dia de la Directora" - day of the Director. Nolvia Morales, the directora or principal of the school, has served as principal for 4 years now and taught at the school for more than 10 years prior to taking the head position. "I love the teachers...
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    First Day of School!
    By - Katie Adams - Volunteer Director, Donor Engagement
    The teachers and staff at Colegio Verbo in Veracruz have been busy preparing for the beginning of a new school year (school runs February - November in Nicaragua). The staff had several in-service training days, landscaped the front drop-off area, painted and installed new signage, and moved new furniture in donated by...
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    Promocion! (Graduation!)
    By - Katie Adams - Volunteer Director Marketing and Communications
    Last month Colegio Verbo celebrated a wonderful year of academic success with several special graduation ceremonies. The I, II, and III levels enjoyed a fun-filled day of cap & gown, photos, gifts, a delicious lunch and then a pool party! While graduation ceremonies in past years have always taken place at the school in...
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      Sue Callahan An inspirational project with a dedicated staff:)
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    Celebrations at Colegio Verbo!
    By - Katie Adams - Volunteer Director, Donor Communications
    It's been several weeks full of celebration at Colegio Verbo in Veracruz, Nicaragua! On September 15 the school participated in a grand parade full of musicians, traditional dance and costume, that wound through the town of Veracruz to celebrate Nicaragua's Independence Day, a day shared by Costa Rica, Honduras, El Salvador...
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  • Educate 200 Poor Children & Orphans in Nicaragua has received 62 donations
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  • Educate 200 Poor Children & Orphans in Nicaragua posted a progress report
    New Auditorium Under Construction!
    By - Katie Adams - Volunteer Director Communications
    With $20,000 in grant assistance from ORPHANetwork VNDF is working with Colegio Verbo to expand the school's infrastructure and eventually enroll more students from the local community of Veracruz. Heberto Ramirez, Verbo's chief engineer, is overseeing the school's newest project - to add an open-air auditorium which will...
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    A Special New Student
    By - Katie Adams - Volunteer - Communications Director
    According to global estimates more than 90% of children with disabilities in developing countries are deprived of any education. In Nicaragua only 38% of all disabled children attend primary school, 10% attend secondary school and only 2% go to university or technical high school. Disabled children in Nicaragua don't attend...
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  • Educate 200 Poor Children & Orphans in Nicaragua posted a progress report
    Graduation Day!
    By - Katie Adams - Volunteer Director, Communications
    Well it's official - Verbo Ministries is helping Nicaraguan schoolkids become extraordinarily better than average!  The average Nicaraguan only completes four years of formal schooling and only 10% of all Nicaraguan students who do make it to high school ever complete their schooling and graduate. On December...
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    Clean a Classroom, Help Another Country!
    By - Katie Adams - Volunteer Director, Communications
    At the end of the U.S. school year we thought - what if we asked a few teachers to donate items from their classroom that they would otherwise throw away?  Wow!  We had no idea the response that we'd get!  We ended up getting more than 2,000 pounds in donations from four schools in Virginia Beach - Plaza...
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  • Educate 200 Poor Children & Orphans in Nicaragua has received 72 donations
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  • Educate 200 Poor Children & Orphans in Nicaragua posted a progress report
    GlobalGiving Visits Verbo Nicaragua
    By - Clinton Misamore - Field Program Officer
    The vision of Verbo Nicaraguan Development Fund is a lofty one.  “To equip impoverished Nicaraguans with the tools, opportunities and encouragement they need to care for themselves, create a better life for their family and contribute to the restoration of Nicaragua.” For many organizations...
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    Meet David and Rishi - New Students at Colegio Verbo; Enrollment Surges for 2011 School Year!
    By - Katie Adams - Volunteer Director of Marketing
    Great news!  As you know, thanks to your generous support we were able to replace the playground and renovate the bathrooms at Verbo's pre-K - 11 grade school in Veracruz last fall. The staff was so encouraged by your giving; it's not common for indigenous workers in third world countries to see a project that they...
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    Thank you from the Vera Cruz School staff!
    By - Katie Adams - Volunteer Communications Director
    Nolvia Morales, the principal of the Verbo School in Vera Cruz, Nicaragua, recently sent us the following note to share with all of you - our Global Giving donors - so that you would know how grateful the teachers and staff are for your financial investment in their work.  Following is the Spanish text Nolvia sent and...
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  • Educate 200 Poor Children & Orphans in Nicaragua posted a progress report
    Playground and Bathroom Renovations are Complete!
    By - Tim Adams - Executive Director
    A Bit of Background Last February the Verbo School administration said that renovating the school's bathrooms and playground were top priorities.  Both were in such bad condition that it was deterring parents from the nearby gated communities from enrolling their children at the school - parents who can afford to pay...
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  • Educate 200 Poor Children & Orphans in Nicaragua has received 110 donations
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  • Educate 200 Poor Children & Orphans in Nicaragua posted a progress report
    Verbo School Repairs Underway!
    By - Katie Adams - Project Leader
    Dear VNDF Friends and Supporters, We are deeply grateful for your partnership and generosity in helping us raise more than $9,000 to help fund teachers' salaries and make critically-needed repairs to the Verbo School infrastructure in Veracruz, Nicaragua through the Global Giving spring 2010 Open Challenge. Tim Adams,...
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  • Educate 200 Poor Children & Orphans in Nicaragua has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Oak Hill, VA, United States
http://www.nica.works

Project Leader

Tim Adams

Executive Director
Virginia Beach, VA Nicaragua

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