2nd Quarter 2019

July 12, 2019

April - June 2019 Highlights

Community Leadership

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18 leaders from 6 communities attended community leadership trainings

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2,044 home visits in our 19 communities

 

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34 community wide meetings in 19 communities

 

Water & Sanitation

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27,960,237 gallons of water flowed to 1,700 families

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4,000 meters of water ditches dug in La Danta

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67 Modern Bathrooms constructed with rural families

Health

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2,693 urine and stool samples were tested to diagnose, treat, and further prevent kidney disease and parasites

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1,308 people treated for parasites

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174 people treated for kidney disease

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868 families were trained in preventative health

Education

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1,375 students enrolled and attending class in 17 communities

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75 students received healthy breakfasts and lunches in 2 communities

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850 students attended after-school activities

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130 students are enrolled in our scholarship program for 2019

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834 students were celebrated for 100% school attendance this quarter

Economic Development

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22 families received microcredit loans to invest in their small businesses 

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22 microcredit beneficiaries received training in resource management

Missions

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384 visiting volunteers and 216 local volunteers came to serve alongside their brothers and sisters in Nicaragua

Plan 7 Progress

What is Plan 7? Plan 7 is Amigos for Christ’s community development model. The focus of this model is long-term, sustainable growth in rural Nicaraguan communities.

These are the 5 goals to be accomplished within 7 years in each community: 

  • Community Leadership: The community leads, owns, and operates every project.
  • Water & Sanitation: Clean water is available 24/7 & a septic system exists for waste (Modern Bathroom) in every home.
  • Health: Reduce the cases of intestinal parasites, kidney disease, and respiratory disease by 10% each year.
  • Education: 100% of children ages 5-17 attend school.
  • Economic Development: Family income is at least $15 a day.