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  • Scholarships create access to a better future

    Scholarships create access to a better future

    ViviendasLeón provides scholarships to girls, boys and young adults in the rural areas of Sutiava-Nicaragua, “to guarantee inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.”

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  • Tools for growing healthy crops in Sutiava

    Tools for growing healthy crops in Sutiava

    Women make up more than half of the world’s population, yet the responsibility disproportionately falls on them to feed a large part of its inhabitants, especially in rural areas of developing countries. According to the FAO, rural women produce more than half of the food, and play an important role in preserving biodiversity and guaranteeing…

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  • Rural development depends on women

    Rural development depends on women

    At ViviendasLeón, women’s empowerment has been a fundamental pillar in the realization of our mission. Overwhelmingly, rural women have led in the implementation and success of our programs.

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  • Looking forward to 2023

    Looking forward to 2023

    In 2022, ViviendasLeón programs supported nearly 500 families and 1,250 children in Nicaragua and Guatemala. We began work in Guatemala in 2019. Since then we have worked toward creating our team to begin implementing our successful programs in training, farming, water and economic development.

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  • Mitigation and Adaptation to Climate Change

    Mitigation and Adaptation to Climate Change

    ”Thanks to ViviendasLeón today I am receiving materials so my family can build our water system to be able to irrigate our vegetables in the summer months. Before I didn’t have enough well water or systems, or any other alternative that would allow me to harvest and maintain my vegetable crops during the dry season.”

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  • Educating for reproductive health

    Educating for reproductive health

    Myths and misinformation: Educating for sexual and reproductive health. According to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), sexual and reproductive health is understood as a general state of physical, mental and social well-being. It is related to the reproductive system, entails the ability to enjoy a satisfactory sexual life without risk, to procreate, and have…

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