Category Archives: Nicaragua

In Doña Maria’s Garden

The following reflection was submitted by Marie Keefe. Thank you, Marie! Doña Maria is waiting for us at the gate along with other campesinas and a gaggle of kids. It’s day 4 of our trip to Nicaragua to see the work that the Quixote Center supports. We’re in rural Palacaguina, where FEDICAMP has been working… Read More

Walking in Solidarity

The following blog post was submitted by Nancy Sulfridge, Quixote Center Board Member and participant in our September 2014 delegation to Nicaragua. Thanks, Nancy! I recently spent a week in one of the poorest countries in this hemisphere, Nicaragua, and returned full of hope and determination, inspired by the enthusiasm of the Nicaraguan people and… Read More

Homes of Hope Update

Construction is underway once again in the village of Chaguitillo! This is the second year that the Homes of Hope program has been active in this community, and the new construction will serve some of the more than fifty families currently waiting for a new home. The Institute of John XXIII reports that the first… Read More

Earthquake Update

Nicaragua has experienced a string of earthquakes that emanated from the fault lines directly under Managua during the last week, ranging from 5.1 to 6.7 on the Richter scale. There have also been aftershocks. The temblors have caused serious concern among seismologists and other experts, and reminded many in Nicaragua of the devastating 1972 earthquake… Read More