15 October 2018 Dear Friends of Project Chacocente, Warm greetings to all of you. The streets of Nicaragua are now largely quiet, though it is an uneasy peace by most accounts. The government of President Ortega remains firmly in control. Our students and teachers are back full-time,
August 4, 2018 Dear Friends of Project Chacocente, We continue to follow the unrest in Nicaragua through media reports, email exchanges and social media posts of Nicaraguan and North American friends who are there, and frequent Skype conversations and text messaging with
A LETTER FROM THE BOARD PRESIDENTS Dear Project Chacocente supporters, Nicaragua remains in the throes of violent unrest that has brought the nation to a standstill. Initially spawned by the Ortega government’s April 17th announcement of increased social security costs and reduced ben
A Letter from the Co-Presidents of Project Chacocente 14 May 2018 Dear Friends of Project Chacocente, As you probably know, in the last few weeks there has been political and social unrest in Nicaragua, and even violence with loss of lives. The trigger was the announcement on A
[DOWNLOAD PRINTABLE VERSION] Happy Smiles for Project Chacocente Dental health problems are universal in communities in Nicaragua. Thanks to Valencia UMC in California and Dr. Belinda Forbes, a full time missionary in Nicaragua, a mobile denta
DONORS PLEDGE $20,000 IN MATCHING FUNDS TO SUPPORT EARLY EDUCATION Two very generous supporters have pledged $20,000 in matching funds to support our early education program. This is not a dollar for dollar match – it’s much more! Every dollar you donate will be matched three to one.
[DOWNLOAD PRINTABLE VERSION] CHANGE IN LEADERSHIP AT PROJECT CHACOCENTE We have been blessed with a stable leadership staff for years and thanks to their devotion, many Nicaraguans now live in hope. After several months of discussion and review of the advice of business consultants, t
Downloadable Version Reflections on 2016 – Celebrations, Sadness, Hope As we near the end of 2016, we reflect back on the events to celebrate, the events that caused us to grieve, and the reasons to have hope for the future. There are Reasons to Celebrate Next month, three mem