SCSRN founders Richard and Lonna Harkrader are here in San Ramón right now on their annual visit. They take this time to visit project sites, meet with old friends, and re-kindle their connection to the community. After a visit out to a cacao cooperative that is part of our cultural immersion ecotour, Lonna decided to… Read More →
The Community of San Martín Has Water
This past Friday, our team went out to the community of San Martín to celebrate with music, balloons, food, and a piñata for the children. The celebration was the culmination of the construction of a water system that has brought water to each home in this rural community. There were speeches, words of thanks, and… Read More →
Eco-friendly Ovens with Returned Peace Corps Volunteers in San Ramón!
Returned Peace Corps volunteers (RPCVs) Jenn Rowley and Joe Daniels spent a week in San Ramón visiting with old friends and building improved wood ovens in the rural community of San Roque. We asked Jenn to share her reflections on their time in San Ramón. “La Carretera se ve bien nueva” remarks my long-time buddy… Read More →
Teaming up with Rotary…again!
As we shared in an earlier blog post, we were honored to receive members of the South Granville Rotary Club, who financed the renovation of the rural high school Julian Barni in the community of Samulali and then spent a week training 12 young people in electrical installation as they wired the entire school. At… Read More →
Breaking Ground in San Martín and Looking Ahead to Esperancita
April is the hottest, driest month of the year in Nicaragua; the best time of year for building water projects. That’s why the people of San Martín are working hard to clear the land and clean the area around the water source that will provide 86 families in this community. Here are some photos of… Read More →
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