Chacraseca

  • A group of 270 farmers from the furthest sectors in Chacraseca sent representatives to us with an urgent request to help them buy a new tractor.

    At that time their only option for getting their fields ready to plant was to rent a tractor from someone in a nearby community, which is expensive, and they have to wait in a long line, often meaning they can't get their crops planted in time for the short spring growing season.

  • Baby Lizbeth was just 8 days old when the scorpion stung her. Normally, a scorpion sting hurts and can cause dizziness, numbness, and nausea. But Lizbeth was so small and so young that the sting site immediately swelled up and her heart started racing. Her little body was covered in sweat and she started having difficulty breathing. Fortunately for Lizbeth, the clinic was open and her mom made the 20-minute walk in half the normal time.

  • Sonañdo Juntos Ferreteria y Tienda

    The store is expanding! After two years in operation, the residents of Chacraseca are celebrating the Ferreteria as one of the best things that has happened in their community.

    "I can ride my horse to get what I need!"

    "It's wonderful, now I don't have to go the León to buy nails!"

    "I think I can repair my house now!"

  • With farmers in Nicaragua facing severe crop loss due to climate change, our partners in Chacraseca decided to establish a Model Farm and Farmer Field School.

  • Thanks to perseverance, prayer and a partnership between JustHope and the Northeast Ohio-based Hands United in Hope & Love, a joint ministry of St. John of the Cross and St. Mary Parishes, people in a remote area of Chacraseca, Nicaragua, who once worshiped in a makeshift sanctuary will soon gather in a permanent chapel.

  • JustHope partners provide scholarships for primary school children and college students from our partner communities.

  • Soluciones Comunitarias Nicaragua is a local social project supported by U.S. non-profit Community Empowerment Solutions.

  • Handwashing stations, also called Tippy-Taps, are a low-cost solution for schools that do not otherwise have a place for children to clean their hands during the school day. Fashioned from low-cost and readily found materials, they are easy to install and maintain.