Get Involved

Engaging others plays a vital role in our mission to eliminate rural poverty and create an equitable world.

Community volunteer working on a house project
Community volunteer working on a house project


Every financial gift we receive directly helps our mission to alleviate poverty in Central America. See the list below to find out what your level of gift can help us do. 

  • $25 - Vegetable seeds and plant starts for one year of farming

  • $50 - Fencing materials for farm expansion

  • $250 - Provides an electric water pump and storage tank for farm irrigation

  • $500 - Builds a new farm that contributes to food security and economic growth

  • $1,000 - 10-month training program (human capacity & farming) for one rural woman

  • $5,000 - Funds ongoing technical farm training for our farmers

School and Volunteer Immersion Program

You have skills, resources, time and willingness to work hard. We can put them to use! We host groups who are truly interested in engaging in the experiential and interpersonal work that we do in community development. Follow the link below to fill out our interest form. 
>>Interest form


College students--this one is for you! We have a number of available internships from grants researcher to communications and graphic design. We offer internships every semester so keep checking for new opportunities. To find out more info and fill out our interest form, follow the link below. 
>>Interest form


We are stronger together. Partnerships and reciprocity with universities and organizations who share values help us expand our scope.  Follow the link below to learn more about current partnerships and types of collaborations we are seeking. If you have a new idea, program, or skillset to offer, let us know. Innovation is important and we are open to any mutually beneficial collaborations. 
>>Interest form

Become a Board Member

Interested in an engaging and long term form of involvement? ViviendasLeón welcomes new board members with different backgrounds, lived experiences, and skills. If you have a skill to offer, we want to know about it! But even more than skills, we want people who are passionate about poverty alleviation, interested in nonprofit management, and engaged in our important work. 

Our board is made up of a diverse group of for-profit leaders, educators and non-profit professionals. To learn more about our current board click the tab below
>>Current board members

 To learn more about joining the board click the tab below
>>Board membership information