Building New Hope
Rating: 5 stars 2 reviews
Issues: Education, Health, International
Location: 106 Overton Lane Pittsburgh PA 15217 USA
Programs: --Quinta Los Chavalos -- a supplemental school for children of a poor barrio in Granada, Nicaragua (and residence for those with no homes). Its music program has led to performances throughout Granada, Nicaragua. --Escuelito Yo Puedo ("I Can" School) A drop-in Learning Center for children who must work to support their families and so cannot attend school. Nutritional support also provided. --Cafe Chavalos - A culinary training school for at-risk youth, and accompanying cafe. --Nutrition program for orphans. --Program to encourage reading in the schools, by providing quality children's literature in Spanish to schools along with assistance in their use. "Puedo Leer" program. --Support for coffee farmers of Nicaragua. --Reconstruction assistance after Hurricane Rita in El Salvador. --Small, as-needed work assisting with medical care, water supplies, sewing cooperative, community organizing in El Salvador aimed at obtaining government attention to needed infrastructure to avoid catastrophe when hurricanes strike.
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