Connecting communities and empowering agents of change, ViviendasLeón is dedicated to eliminating rural poverty

ViviendasLeón is a non-profit organization whose mission is to eliminate rural poverty by:


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Empowers and equips rural communities to be the agents of their own development

Connects communities and volunteers to advance rural sustainable development

For more than twenty years, we have partnered with universities, schools and families in our development work in Central America, fostering a commitment to social justice while supporting rural communities to achieve measurable, sustainable improvements in their standards of living.

I have only appreciation in my heart for ViviendasLeón, because of their consistent presence in the community, giving us technical assistance, and encouraging us to move forward despite the problems that arise. ViviendasLeón is more than an organization, it is part of my family.

- Oralia Ramirez

Recent Updates

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Building Resilience

Nicaraguan Health authorities have released limited COVID-19 information which has created an environment of uncertainty. Read about the personal and professional experience of dealing with COVID from our Agroforestry Director, Lesbia Alvarado.

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School sanitation project in Sololá, Guatemala

In an effort to create long-term solutions, ViviendasLeón is proposing a project that includes composting toilets at a rural school. The design addresses the challenges of unreliable water for flushing toilets and collects rainwater for important hygiene uses.

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