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


We empower and equip rural communities to be the agents of their own transformation


Our programs are participant-centered and community-driven. They address a complex history of neglect in the region, the effects of climate change and gender inequality. They work towards achieving food security and economic stability. We successfully support farm construction and maintenance, human capacity development, and water improvement efforts in rural communities for over two decades.

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

Teaching environmental concepts and practical strategies

Our Nicaraguan staff recently organized an activity to present the environmental documentary titled, ”The Planet Needs Us”.  We wanted to increase awareness in the community about the need to protect the environment and conserve the soil. This was aimed at girls, boys, parents and the entire community present at the Rubén Darío School in…
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