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Homes For Good: Claudia Maria Zelaya Lopez

Claudia is a single mother of 2 girls and 4 boys. She separated from her partner several years ago and has since undergone surgery to prevent unplanned children in the future. The separation left her without economic support, so she moved her family in with her...

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Homes For Good –  Aura Garcia Hernandez

Since the beginning, Comunidad Connect has traveled off the beaten path to connect with families living in vulnerable isolation. Aura Garcia Hernandez is no exception.  Doña Aura is an 88-year-old widow who worked her entire life to raise 10 children, 8 of whom are...

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Homes For Good: Glora Maria Mairena

Homes For Good: Glora Maria Mairena

Gloria Mairena, her husband, Berman, and their son, Axel, are our most recent Homes For Good partner family. Thanks to our generous community of support from abroad together with local volunteers and masons, they will no longer have to suffer from a leaky and insecure...

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Westminster Presbyterian Dominican Republic 2023

In late July, Westminster Presbyterian Church traveled to the Dominican Republic with Comunidad Connect to work with families throughout the week constructing bathrooms and improving household accessibility. See below for a photo diary of their experience with photos...

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August 2023 – Summer Connections

August 2023 – Summer Connections

 In This Issue:   Homes For Good Fall Events Calendar Physical Therapy in Nicaragua Caribbean Surf Connection Westminster Presbyterian Travels Again  Modesta Blandin is the epitome of our co-investment guiding principle. She is 52 years old and has lived her entire...

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Homes For Good: Modesta Blandin

Modesta Blandin is the epitome of our co-investment guiding principle. She is 52 years old and has lived her entire life in Los Robles. A single mother to 3 boys, who also lives with her 3 brothers, Modesta is well respected by her neighbors. She is humble and kind...

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New ways to connect

New ways to connect

In this issue: Bienvenidos 2023!! Virtual Connections: Closer Than Ever Before Dominican Republic Story Map Homes For Good  15 years ago, Comunidad Connect was founded on the ideal of being a good neighbor. Since then, thousands of change-makers like you have joined...

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Alaniz Family Home

Alaniz Family Home

The Alaniz Family consists of Tingo, Marlene, their three daughters, Anglea, Francis and Gema, and four grandchildren. Since we started working at Los Robles, the Alaniz Family has been a source of unconditional support for Comunidad Connect. They helped build the...

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Give Care 2022

Give Care 2022

Thank you for believing in Comunidad Connect and for joining us in creating sustainable improvements in the lives of others. Together, we have accomplished since 2007: 20,000+ consultations in the Los Robles Clinic 20,000+ km driven to medical appointments with...

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Homes For Good: Elizabeth Castro

(Left to Right) Francis, Priscilla, Elizabeth, Elias and Francisco Elizabeth (28) and Francisco (41) have lived their entire lives in San Esteban, a rural farming community bordering Lake Apanas in the highlands of Nicaragua. They have two daughters aged 13 and 10,...

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Upcoming Events –   September 2022 Newsletter

In this issue: Upcoming Events in Atlanta! Salsa on the Square Health Education Forum Meet Rosario Granados Tickets and sponsorships are now available to our biggest event of the year - the 7th Annual Masquerade Party on October 15th! Put on your fancy dress and suit...

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Summer Impact

Summer Impact

In this issue: CC Volunteers Abroad: Nicaragua and the D.R.  Homes For Good Fall Events Calendar In early July, a group from Westminster Presbyterian Church-Greensboro, NC traveled to the Dominican Republic. They worked with our community partner, Puente Desarrollo...

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Homes For Good – Rosario del Carmen Granados

Homes For Good – Rosario del Carmen Granados

Rosario del Carmen Granados (45) lives in Los Robles, Nicaragua with her husband (far left) and 3 children. For 26 years, the family lived with relatives in an overcrowded house with 9 people total. The five of them shared the same room because they could not afford...

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Homes For Good – Maria Teresa Aguilar Rizo

Homes For Good – Maria Teresa Aguilar Rizo

Maria Teresa Aguilar Rizo (36) lives with her husband (48) and three children aged 17, 16, and 9 in Los Robles, Nicaragua. Her neighbors describe her as strong, humble, and hardworking. For years she has been an active volunteer, unconditionally supporting Comunidad...

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Veronica Arauz- Homes For Good

Veronica Arauz- Homes For Good

Verónica Arauz has been a brigadista in Los Robles, Nicaragua since 2014. In addition to being a health promoter, Veronica cooks regularly for our Food For Good program and has won the hearts of the food insecure elders she delivers to. She and her husband Luis act as...

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Welcome home Georgia State University Occupational Therapy

Welcome home Georgia State University Occupational Therapy

Welcome home Georgia State University Occupational Therapy! Thank you all for a wonderful week in the Dominican Republic. We worked with health promoters and community leaders in Constanza to visit over 40 patients recovering from strokes, brain injury, and trauma....

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April 2022 Newsletter

April 2022 Newsletter

In this issue: Program Pieces Continued  2022 Music Series  Caring with Crypto Program Pieces is a series that dives into the origin stories of our programs, recognizes the incredible people we have met on our 15-year journey, and shares exciting news about what's...

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Homes For Good: Claudia Maria Zelaya Lopez

Claudia is a single mother of 2 girls and 4 boys. She separated from her partner several years ago and has since undergone surgery to prevent unplanned children in the future. The separation left her without economic support, so she moved her family in with her...

Homes For Good –  María Mercedes Siles Rodriguez

María is a 78-year-old woman who lives with her husband Inocenco (77), and her grandson Anllel (15). María and Inocencio met when they were young and have shared every joy and challenge life has presented them. Together they have 7 children who live in the surrounding...

Homes For Good –  Aura Garcia Hernandez

Since the beginning, Comunidad Connect has traveled off the beaten path to connect with families living in vulnerable isolation. Aura Garcia Hernandez is no exception.  Doña Aura is an 88-year-old widow who worked her entire life to raise 10 children, 8 of whom are...

Homes For Good: Glora Maria Mairena

Gloria Mairena, her husband, Berman, and their son, Axel, are our most recent Homes For Good partner family. Thanks to our generous community of support from abroad together with local volunteers and masons, they will no longer have to suffer from a leaky and insecure...

Westminster Presbyterian Dominican Republic 2023

In late July, Westminster Presbyterian Church traveled to the Dominican Republic with Comunidad Connect to work with families throughout the week constructing bathrooms and improving household accessibility. See below for a photo diary of their experience with photos...

August 2023 – Summer Connections

 In This Issue:   Homes For Good Fall Events Calendar Physical Therapy in Nicaragua Caribbean Surf Connection Westminster Presbyterian Travels Again  Modesta Blandin is the epitome of our co-investment guiding principle. She is 52 years old and has lived her entire...

Homes For Good: Modesta Blandin

Modesta Blandin is the epitome of our co-investment guiding principle. She is 52 years old and has lived her entire life in Los Robles. A single mother to 3 boys, who also lives with her 3 brothers, Modesta is well respected by her neighbors. She is humble and kind...

New ways to connect

In this issue: Bienvenidos 2023!! Virtual Connections: Closer Than Ever Before Dominican Republic Story Map Homes For Good  15 years ago, Comunidad Connect was founded on the ideal of being a good neighbor. Since then, thousands of change-makers like you have joined...

Alaniz Family Home

The Alaniz Family consists of Tingo, Marlene, their three daughters, Anglea, Francis and Gema, and four grandchildren. Since we started working at Los Robles, the Alaniz Family has been a source of unconditional support for Comunidad Connect. They helped build the...
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