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El Porvenir
February 26, 2011

I weat to Nicaragua with Elderhostel to work for El Porvenir. My colleagues were wonderful, enthusiastic, intelligent, caring people. Our El Porvenir leaders were knowledgeable, flexible, understanding and fun.

The Nicaraguan people we met were warm and welcoming. I fell in love with the country and its people. I also felt that El Porvenir, for very little money, made a huge positive impact on people's everyday lives by helping to provide clean water. So simple, yet so vital.

I have been contributing to El Porvenir ever since and I will continue to do so as long as I am able.

The Great!

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

We visited many villages who have been helped by El Porvenir by building latrines, wells, lavanderas and also reforestation projects. The differences between those villages and neighboring ones without such assistance was incredible.

Ways to make it better...

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Give it more money to do more projects!

MY ROLE:
Volunteer & I spent a week helping to build lavenderas--washbasins that flow into filtration systems so the river stays clean.

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