Our Accomplishments in Nicaragua
Clean Water Systems
FCP has built water systems in six rural communities that previously had no access to potable water.
- Teotecacinte, 1991
- Chusli, 1994
- Corozo, 1997
- El Triunfo, 1998
- Champigny, 2002
- Champigny extension, 2003
- Pasmata, 2013
- El Trapiche 2016
- Chusli 2017, 2018
- $2500 donated for hurricane victims on the Eastern coast of Nicaragua, 1988.
- Hurricane Mitch, 1998: Provided medicines, medical personnel, and relief supplies. $15,000 donated for seeds to replant destroyed crops. $10,000 donated for construction materials to rebuild damaged roofs.
- Construction of energy-efficient stoves, 1997-1999, 2007-2009, Organized and sponsored a program for communities around Jalapa, reducing the number of trees cut for firewood.
- Friendship City coordinated with Rotary International to donate an ambulance to the municipality of Jalapa. 2000.
- Preschool built in Jalapa, 1986
- High school built in Teotecacinte, 1995. Supported by Glenwood Springs.
- Women’s sewing co-op support, 1985-1990
- Radio program for women’s health issues, organized and sponsored since 1998
- Primary School built in La Esperanza, 2005
- Community Gardens 2005-2016
- Justa Energy Efficient Wood stove coop 2010-2014
- Small-Scale Sustainable Agriculture and Family Gardens Program, 2005-2010
- Early Childhood and Preschool Center built in Champigny, 2007
- Chulsi Community Center, 2016. Working with the CU Denver School of Architecture, Design Build.
- Santa Rosa Community Center, 2017. Working with the CU Denver School of Architecture, Design Build.
- The Nuevo Amanecer, July 2017 with the The Benito and Frances C. Gaguine Foundation matching grant.