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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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Quick News #51: La Flor Pandemic Update

21 June 2022

A person crosses a narrow, suspension footbridge across a small river. Overlay text with a coronavirus image background says

As the pandemic lingers on worldwide, La Flor reports that 94% of families have been vaccinated.

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Quick News #50: Women United

14 June 2022

Elba Delgado wearing a pink shirt, stands among ten women who are all holding the money and paperwork from their microloans.

Elba Delgado couldn't imagine what impact the new microcredit program would have or the ways that women would come together to support each other. But over the next...

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Quick News #49: Student Profile - Norvin

07 June 2022

Norvin, a young man, sits at a restaurant booth wearing a blue t-shirt.

Norvin found that Economics is the perfect marriage of his passions: human behavior and mathematics. JustHope's University Scholarship Program is helping him pursue those passions.

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Quick News #48: Mother's Day Performance

31 May 2022

Four pre-teens, members of Project '22, are seated with their musical instruments, a keyboard, two guitars, and a drum set.

May 30 is Mother's Day in Nicaragua, and the newly formed youth music group at the Cultural Center gave a performance in honor of mothers.

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Quick News #47: Huge Coffee Harvest for Donaldo

24 May 2022

Donaldo, wearing rubber boots and a wide-brimmed hat, tends his coffee plants.

Several lean years have given way to an historically big harvest with record profits for La Flor's coffee growers, like Donaldo.

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Quick News #46: San Isidro Labrador Celebration

17 May 2022

A statue of St. Isidro the Laborer plowing with two oxen. The statue rests on a platform designed to be carried in a parade and is decorated primarily in yellow and white. Several men mill about in the background, possibly waiting to carry the statue once the parade begins.

The patron saint of farmers is celebrated in a big way in the agricultural community of Chacraseca every May. This story includes a short video of the parade...

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Quick News #45: The Best Standard of Living

10 May 2022

A woman stirs a pan sitting on a concrete-block stove with a chimney pipe rising from the center.

With health, time-saving, and financial benefits, "green stoves" are "best standard of living that women have."

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Quick News #44: Student Profile - Angelica

03 May 2022

Angelica smiles confidently on a sunny day.

Angelica is a pharmacy student supported by JustHope's university scholarship program.

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Quick News #43: Candida Turns Mud Into Art

26 April 2022

Candida concentrates on etching a painted pot with a pencil-shaped tool. A table of brightly colored pottery is in the background.

In a community full of culture and folklore, Candida and her family are alchemists, transforming mud into beautiful art.

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Quick News #42: Sonia's Dreams

19 April 2022

Sonia looking at the camera with a determined look.

By raising pigs and growing corn made possible by the Microcredit Program, Sonia has become "a woman who has reached her dreams and will reach many more."

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April 2022 Newsletter

14 April 2022

A beat-up pickup truck with the bed full of passengers drives away

Save lives by supporting a new community truck in Chacraseca. Welcome to our new director, Ali Hawkins! The triplets from La Flor have a birthday. And more...

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