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Our Accomplishments in Nicaragua

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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

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Humanitarian Relief

  • $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.

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Other Projects

  • 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.