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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Economic Development, International, International Cultural Exchange, International Economic Development, International Exchange, Microfinance, Philanthropy, Voluntarism Promotion

Mission: W/NP is a not-for-profit, non-political organization working to enhance quality of life in both Wisconsin and Nicaragua, by people-to-people programs promoting cultural awareness and sustainable community development.

Target demographics: bring together volunteers

Direct beneficiaries per year: thousands of people.

Geographic areas served: Wisconsin and Nicaragua

Programs: women's empowerment, leadership, youth, sports, lending libraries, firefighters, agriculture, learning centers, health, cultural diversity, kitchen gardens, potable water, micro-lending, and humanitarian assistance.

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Rating: 5

I have been volunteering for about 6 months now. WNP is comprised of the hardest working group of people I've ever met -- both in the Stevens Point office and the Managua office. My husband and I went on the Leaning Center Tour in 2014 and were so impressed with the work that WNP is doing in Nicaragua, plus we really enjoyed the country and its people.

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Amy Bowen W. 03/31/2014

Thanks Mary! We are thrilled to have you as a W/NP volunteer! The strength of the Partnership is truly in its members – people like yourself, who graciously share their time, resources, expertise and networks. It's a delight to have you on board - you have been a huge help!