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El Porvenir
February 16, 2011

I worked with El Porvenir during my May term study abroad. It was for a leadership class so we looked specifically into certain types of leadership on our month trip.
When working with this group I felt safe and felt as though our leaders were helpful and organized. I had a great experience working with them and with the people we were serving.
Just from the way we were greeted when we entered a village in an El Porvenir truck, I knew that this group makes a difference in the lives of those they serve.

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After we left Nicaragua, El Porvenir leaders kept in contact with my class and professor through e-mails. We were sent a couple pictures just the other day to show us the stoves that we build and the use the families were getting out of them.

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I can't think of any! I just hope they have enough funding to keep expanding the work that they do!

MY ROLE:
Volunteer & I volunteered my time to create a tree nursery, build three stoves, and plant trees around a village well that was dug by El Porvenir. .