Clean Cookstoves, Healthy Homes

Some of the most prevalent yet preventable illnesses in rural Nicaragua are respiratory diseases. To address this challenge, Comunidad Connect’s improved technology clean cookstoves can greatly improve household health. These projects, earned by accumulating volunteer...

The Brigadistas of Los Robles

Who are the Brigadistas of Los Robles? Most volunteer groups and partners who have come down to Nicaragua have met or heard of the network of Brigadistas that make up an integral part of Los Robles. These Brigadistas are community health volunteers: a majority female...

Rural Communities Grateful for Physical Therapy Visits

Two physical therapy (PT) student groups visited Los Robles and San Esteban 2 this January to gain a better understanding of health needs in rural Nicaragua and provide PT home consultations. A group of 9 PT students from Upstate Medical University joined us from late...
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