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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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  • Second teaching kitchen nearing completion

    Second teaching kitchen nearing completion

    Los Planes, Santa Lucia Utatlan, Guatemala Every weekday the mothers in the community of Los Planes, Santa Lucía Utatlán, Guatemala prepare a balanced lunch for the 310 students who attend the elementary school.  They have taken nutrition courses with Mil Milagros a partner of ViviendasLeón. Now that the pandemic is waning, students have returned for…

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  • Celebrating 10 years with “La Abejita”

    Celebrating 10 years with “La Abejita”

    Small and medium-sized enterprises, better known as SMEs in Nicaragua, contribute to the development objectives in our country. They represent more than 90 percent of businesses nationally, providing new opportunities and economic improvements for the families of the country.

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  • Introducing Our New Strategic Plan

    Introducing Our New Strategic Plan

    San Francisco We are so excited to publish our first Strategic Plan, 2021-24!  It is the product of our staff and board working together during the pandemic in 2020 on a plan to strengthen our organization over the next 3 years. Strategic Plan 2021-24 As we write today, conditions in Central America continue to impact…

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  • Ten years of Human Capacity Training

    Ten years of Human Capacity Training

    This year marks the 10th anniversary of our Human Capacity Training program, a breakthrough in acknowledging the challenges faced by rural communities, and creating a way to support and train them to become agents of change. This is a report on our recent cohort of ten rural women who worked together in 2021 to become…

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  • Rural women are modernizing farming

    Rural women are modernizing farming

    The gaps in equality, and the difficult situation in which Fabiola Chavarria, a 28-year-old peasant woman lived, motivated her and other women like her to organize and participate in the Human Capacity Training program, which ViviendasLeón provides in the communities of Sutiava.

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