Donation Options

Training Center for 12 Remote Nicaraguan Villages

 
$90
$29,910
Raised
Remaining

Summary

This project will equip teachers, small business owners, and pastors to better educate, lead and help families in 12 remote villages in Nicaragua, the second-poorest country in the western hemisphere. The poorest, most disadvantaged Nicaraguans live in these rural areas and have few resources. The Center will serve as a hub for training and resource distribution for the more than 3,000 people living in these communities. By equipping leaders we hope to help families rise out of poverty.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

Remote Nicaraguan villages are cut off from basic resources and opportunities. People living in these 12 communities exist on less than $1 per day and experience high rates of illiteracy, malnutrition, and abuse. The average Nicaraguan completes less than 4 years of consecutive schooling. In many rural village families are broken apart by poverty - parents go looking for work abroad and children are sent to orphanages because family members can't afford to raise them.

How will this project solve this problem?

The training center will host visiting teacher teams to provide teachers with professional development and classroom supplies. Visiting business leaders will train entrepreneurs in running a business and provide needed micro-loans and equipment. Pastors will receive training, encouragement, and needed materials for distribution in their communities.We will store and inventory material donations at the Training Center to be distributed through local leaders according to need.

Potential Long Term Impact

Our goal is to measure an increase students completing more than 4 consecutive years of schooling and a drop in the illiteracy rate. By completing their education these students are more likely to obtain a job and contribute to their family's income. Separately, by equipping and financing would-be entrepreneurs we can help families generate income, move above subsistence, small-scale farming, and reduce local malnourishment rates. We aim to help 3,000 community members.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $90
Remaining Goal to be Funded: $29,910
Total Funding Goal: $30,000

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

Donate by US Mobile Phone

Text GIVE 16692 to 80088 to donate $10 to Training Center for 12 Remote Nicaraguan Villages. Message and data rates may apply. Only works for US mobile phones.
TXT MSG from our lawyers: Note that your $10 donation will be made to the GlobalGiving Foundation-Training Center for 12 Remote Nicaraguan Villages project. Charges will appear on your wireless bill, or be deducted from your prepaid balance. All purchases must be authorized by the account holder. You must reply YES to the confirmation message. You must be 18 years of age or have parental permission to participate. Text STOP to 80088 to stop all communication. Text HELP to 80088 for help. Message and data rates may apply. Full Terms: www.mGive.org/T. Privacy Policy: goto.gg/privacy.
An anonymous donor will match all new monthly recurring donations, but only if 75% of donors upgrade to a recurring donation today.
Terms and conditions apply.
Make a monthly recurring donation on your credit card. You can cancel at any time.
Make a donation in honor or memory of:
What kind of card would you like to send?
How much would you like to donate?
gift Make this donation a gift, in honor of, or in memory of someone?

Organization

Project Leader

Tim Adams

Executive Director
Oak Hill, VA United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Training Center for 12 Remote Nicaraguan Villages
Close
Great; we do too!
Enter your email address to receive updates from this project and from GlobalGiving
We respect your privacy.