Impact of Leadership Training

The 40 villages currently receiving leadership training from CEPAD, (and made possible by you), are in their third year of accompaniment and have already received two trainings in 2017. In addition to identifying their biggest problems they have looked for funding for different projects to improve the quality of life for members of their rural villages. Below you can see the types of projects that received funding thanks to your gifts! 


Projects Funded in 2016

 

 

2017: Working Together for Nicaragua

With your renewed support in 2017 we will can provide more training to the poor in Nicaragua. Here are our key priorities for the coming year, you will make this and more possible! Please make a gift today to make this happen. (Click here to make a gift)

You Can Help Confront Climate Change

Climate change continues to be a very real threat to the poor in Nicaragua. We will help farmers install water capture systems to provide them with alternatives for watering their crops to ensure sufficient food production year round. With your support we will also continue to emphasize the use of seeds with short crop cycles that are drought resistant, all of which will help to support farming families to feed themselves.

You’ll Feed More Families: Good Nutrition for Kids

Children are the most vulnerable to poor nutrition which can affect their health, growth and well being. In 2017 we will prioritize the monitoring and improvement of the nutrition of children under 5.

This will be accomplished with your continued gifts through family gardens planted with fruits and vegetables and through cooking classes for mothers aimed at recipes using locally produced fruits and vegetables.

You Can Invest in More Leaders, and Transform More Lives

Village leaders will continue to receive important trainings to develop their knowledge and ability to advocate for their village members. You will help us to coordinate meetings with village leaders and local municipal authorities to ensure funding for projects prioritized by the leaders.

Creating God’s Kingdom Here on Earth

In 2017 we want to show you how important you are and the incredible impact you have through your gifts. Together we are helping to build the Kingdom of God here on earth, one family at a time. Thank you for your amazing support and what it makes possible in Nicaragua.

 

Una nube de testigos: Reflexiones del encuentro internacional del CEPAD 2015

Para tratar la pobreza, tenemos que discutir acerca de ella. Las brechas son tan altas para millones de personas Nicaragüenses a quienes no podemos cubrir las necesidades básicas. Nosotros recordamos las formas en que experimentamos pobreza espiritual y también en las relaciones. Por unos pocos días en Managua, 75 compañeros de comunidades rurales de Nicaragua, Los Estados Unidos/Inglaterra y miembros del CEPAD hablaron honestamente sobre la pobreza, sus consecuencias y el rol de las relaciones personales en la ejecución del trabajo. Representaron 14 hermanamientos, algunos de ellos tan recientes como desde hace 3 años y otros con mas de 20 años de experiencia.

Nos reunimos en la mesa como personas iguales, cada persona con una perspectiva única de como la pobreza afectaba sus vidas, sus comunidades y el mundo. Juntos reflexionamos en Hebreos 12:1-2. “Rodeados por tan gran nube de testigos, corremos la carrera con perseverancia con nuestros ojos puestos en Jesús”. Hablamos sobre esa nube de testigos – Los lideres que han estado antes de nosotros, aquellos que están comprometidos ahora y esos que vendrán después de nosotros para continuar el trabajo. Debemos trabajar duro hoy y prepararnos para pasar el bastón a alguien mas. Este es un maratón, no una carrera corta. Con paciencia y perseverancia lograremos mucho.

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