Chacraseca Cultural Center

  • Baseball
  • Marimba Player
  • Dancers
  • Ukelele Players
  • Youth Laughing
Cultural traditions and art are often the first things lost when a community struggles with persistent poverty, depriving young people of a sense of identity and belonging. This, in turn, puts youth at higher risk of gang involvement, drug use, and dropping out of high school.

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JustHope partners provide scholarships for children, youth, and college students from our partner communities. Three levels of scholarship support follow primary, secondary, and university students.

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A High School for Santa Emilia


Santa Emilia has a Primary School that goes through the 6th grade. However, going to High School has been a challenge for young people in Santa Emilia. There was no High School within the community. 

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20 Women of Hope





In 2010, Glenis Beatriz Martinez Mungia, from the Boca de Cantero sector in Chacraseca, started taking classes in Business Administration at a local university. Her family all worked hard to help cover the costs, but there simply were't enough resources to put food on the table and pay for school.  Glenis had to quit; she thought her dream was over.   Then 20 Women came together to change that. 

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Beca House


The "Beca House" is a house that was gifted to the community of Chacraseca, Nicaragua which they have chosen to use as a dorm for young women from poor communities who are going to college on "becas" (scholarships).

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