SosteNica

SosteNica promotes sustainable economic and community development in Nicaragua. Our loan programs strengthen Nicaraguan communities. The training and technical assistance programs we provide ensure the success of our rural borrowers. Our housing program embodies environmental values while affording low-income families a dignified place to live. In the U.S., SosteNica offers socially conscious investors an opportunity to use financial resources constructively, to have a positive impact on one of the poorest nations in the Americas, while preserving their capital and earning annual interest. Thanks to SosteNica, many of the productive poor of Nicaragua -- small farmers and micro-enterpris...
School Gardens for Rural Nicaraguan Communities
 
According to the FAO, 27% of the people of Nicaragua suffer from undernourishment, due to lack of education and inadequate diet. SosteNica promotes food security for rural Nicaraguan kids. Working with elementary school teachers and their students, we deliver educational workshops and technical assistance to establish and support elementary school gardens and nutrition. These gardens teach students, teachers and parents how to produce and prepare nutritious food without the use of chemicals project reportread updates from the field
Sustainable Cookstoves and Housing for Nicaragua
 
Affordable housing for low income families in Nicaragua is in very short supply. Sustainable natural construction materials are rarely used, leading to environmental damage caused by the way those homes that are constructed and how they function. SosteNica is developing a model for sustainable technology and affordable housing, using natural materials and incorporating eco-technologies such as composting toilets and fuel efficient cook stoves . project reportread updates from the field
 
   

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