Training Center for 12 Remote Nicaraguan Villages

by NicaWorks!

Training Center for 12 Remote Nicaraguan Villages

Training Center for 12 Remote Nicaraguan Villages
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Training small business owners

Training small business owners
Many men and women in remote Nicaraguan villages are eager to start their own small businesses and for training. (view small | med | large | orig)

Women-owned businesses are chance for new life

Women-owned businesses are chance for new life
Women in remote Nicaraguan villages can start some home-based businesses to create small streams of income for their families. (view small | med | large | orig)

School children in Albellanas

School children in Albellanas
There are 9 schools in the 12 small villages that will be served by the Training Center. Teachers from from those schools will receive professional development and supplies from the Center. (view small | med | large | orig)

Standard Nicaraugan village home

Standard Nicaraugan village home
Nicaraguans living in the 12 communities to be served by the Training Center earn, on average, less than $1 per day. They have no electricity or access to running water or nearby healthcare. (view small | med | large | orig)

Road in to Albellanas

Road in to Albellanas
These remote villages are often several hours' walk from the closest nearby town. Trips by car are rare and made more difficult by poor conditions during rainy season. (view small | med | large | orig)

With education there is hope!

With education there is hope!
Most families want their children to complete their education but have no money for supplies, or access to a school, or need their children to work to supplement their family income. (view small | med | large | orig)

Squash looking great!

Squash looking great!
Photo from Progress Report 'Community Gardening Project a Growing Success!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Green growth everywhere!

Green growth everywhere!
Photo from Progress Report 'Community Gardening Project a Growing Success!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Off to market we go!

Off to market we go!
Photo from Progress Report 'Community Gardening Project a Growing Success!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Organization Information

NicaWorks!

Location: Oak Hill, VA - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.nica.works
Project Leader:
Tim Adams
Executive Director
Oak Hill, VA United States