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Quick News #63: The Success of a Partnership

28 September 2022

Four people stand in the atrium building at JustHope's Model Farm. All are laughing as the talk.

An encounter between three individuals encapsulates JustHope’s approach: Recognizing that all parties have important contributions to make in a partnership.

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Quick News #62: Independence Day

21 September 2022

Twenty primary school children dressed in white shirts and blue skirts or pants stand in front of a school classroom in two rows for a presentation. Students in front row hold seven blue and white Nicaraguan flags. In the foreground, we see the backs of 4 young girls in the audience, each with a blue flower in their hair.

On September 15, Nicaragua celebrates its independence from the Spanish Empire in 1821. Children in La Flor and across the country help their communities celebrate and remember the...

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Quick News #61: Virgen de la Merced, Patron Saint of León

14 September 2022

A couple dozen people parade along a road in a wooded area. Several of the marchers carry across their shoulders a platform which holds a statue of the Virgin of Mercy.

Each September, huge celebrations surround the feast day of the patron saint of León, Nuestra Señora de las Mercedes ("Our Lady of Mercy") also known as the Virgen...

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Quick News #60: Microcredit Successes in La Flor

09 September 2022

A woman stands on a grassy hillside holding a rope tied to a pig.

The women who are involved in the La Flor microcredit program continue to strengthen their small businesses. They have faced many difficult situations over past few years, but...

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Quick News #59: A Multinational Butterfly

01 September 2022

An orange butterfly with brown lines and spots drinks nectar from a yellow flower.

The fritillary butterfly spans national boundaries, linking Nicaragua and the United States — not unlike JustHope's PartnerTrip program.

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Quick News #58: Excellent Harvest on the Model Farm

23 August 2022

Three men work in a field. Bushy plants with long stalks are lying on the ground. Plastic containers holding elongated, dark brown roots are scattered over the field.

The Model Farm's yuca (a.k.a. "cassava") crop has been harvested. The profit from the sale was excellent and will help support the Chacraseca community.

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Quick News #57: The Road to La Flor

16 August 2022

About 20 people, some with shovels and other implements, work on cleaning up a rough rocky and grass road up a hillside in an otherwise dense rainforest.

Maintaining the road to La Flor is a community project for young and old alike.

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Quick News #56: Partnership and Solidarity

26 July 2022

A group of about 8 Americans and Nicaraguans stand behind a

Partners in the U.S. help alleviate hunger in Nicaragua, because an empathy of Solidarity includes a decision to act.

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Quick News #55: Freddy is Supported by His Community

19 July 2022

A man sits behind a table, with a cold pack on his leg and a crutch in the background. On the table are piles of medical supplies. Standing beside him is another man, JustHope staff person Julio Delgado.

After suffering a injury that required substantial medical attention, Freddy says, "I don’t know what would have happened without the generosity of the people and friends... and the...

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Quick News #54: Student Profile - Maria Anielka

12 July 2022

A young woman with long, dark, wavy hair looks confidently at the camera.

Maria Anielka looks forward to putting her Marketing education to use in her community.

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Quick News #53: School in La Flor

06 July 2022

About 20 students, appearing to be around ages 5-9, sit in a classroom in chair-desks common in schools. A man, presumably the teacher, stands at the back of the room. Open-air windows and a bulletin board with Spanish words and a Nicaraguan map indicate that this class is in Nicaragua.

Students in La Flor receive "a lot of encouragement to continue studying."

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Quick News #52: Technology to Support Teachers

28 June 2022

A woman reaches for a newly printed page as it comes out of a computer printer which sits on a desk. In the background sits the box in which the new printer arrived.

Access to a school printer: a small thing that makes a huge difference in the lives of Chacraseca's teachers and students.

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