Nicaragua: Community Water and Sanitation Project
Be the agent of change and help improve a community in need on a week-long service learning adventure in Nicaragua. Plus, explore idyllic islands, the National Palace and more!
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Program No. 13939RJ
10 days
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At a Glance

A necessity for good health, fresh water is often a luxury for many people in remote locations. Help to make a difference in the lives of an entire Nicaraguan village as you assist in projects that will ensure fresh water and sanitation. Under the direction of El Porvenir, a nonprofit organization supporting self-help development in rural Nicaragua, build a latrine or village washing facility. Your efforts will create clean water and sanitation facilities that reduce disease, resulting in healthier families.
Activity Level
Let's Go!
No prior construction experience required. Participants work to their ability level. Transportation to sites by 4x4. Elevations of 1,000-3,000 feet.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • In Managua, visit the National Palace, the President's House, the old and new cathedrals and more.
  • Learn about Nicaraguan health care firsthand as you visit the primary doctor at a local health clinic.
  • Explore the idyllic islands of Lake Nicaragua during a field trip by boat.

General Notes

Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.

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