For vulnerable families, adequate shelter is often beyond their means. Single mothers, those with special needs and the elderly are at an even greater disadvantage.
Building homes creates jobs, supports the local economy, and fosters dignity for families living in precarious situations.
Adelayda (Sept. 2020)
Adelayda is a single mother of two. Before her new home, she lived with her mother and siblings in an overcrowded house with 9 people. Hardworking and responsible, Adelayda has volunteered on other community projects for over a year…
Aura Lila (Oct. 2020)
In May of 2020, 50 people donated to build three homes in rural Nicaragua. Given the efforts of local volunteers, we came in under budget and were able to dedicate an additional home for Aura Lila, a Brigadista in the community…
Reyna and Luis (Sept 2020)
Reyna & Luis are a young couple with two girls (6 & 13) and a baby on the way. Until recently, they lived in a makeshift shelter made with sheet metal and salvaged pieces of wood. Without a concrete floor, their one-room shelter became muddy when it rained…
Blanca Nubia is a patient of the Together For Health program who suffers from epilepsy and an intellectual disability. Her husband, Julio, lost his job as a security guard in Jinotega when the pandemic hit in March of 2020. Fortunately, her 17-year-old stepson began working as a caretaker on a nearby farm to help the family with food expenses. However, because of Blanca’s vulnerable condition, their previous home did not offer appropriate security or shelter for the family.
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