Digital Literacy

[Hultner Estrada/Bethany Beachum] The statistics for “digital illiteracy” in Nicaragua still remain very high. According to the report “Economy of Knowledge in Central America,” our country ranks 131st out of 148 countries in regards to education and access to...

The Nehemiah Center in the Informal Sector

According to the most recent poverty survey in Nicaragua*, 70% of employed Nicaraguans work in the informal sector.  This is to say two million people work either for themselves or are sub-employed. The lack of formal, well-paying Jobs (those which offer a contract,...

Brother Joel

“Daniel, with the teachers that receive the Biblical Worldview trainings and ask if it is a different kind of doctrine, I would say to them it is the same doctrine, only now applied to all areas of life, not just the spiritual Detergents is you...

Seed Projects

Hultner Estrada & Bethany Beachum “There are so many things we would like to do, but we lack the resources.” This quote sums up the lament of many Christian leaders in the face of a number of issues that go unresolved in their communities. Despite these...

Peggy Tans Should we call the workshop Asset Based Community Development or should we call it Desarrollo Basado en Recursos Comunitario? ABCD or DBRC? Should it be named in English or Spanish? Thus the first half hour of this workshop in Nicaragua, led by Roland...

Popular Proverbs & Sayings of Faith

In Nicaragua, we have a saying for everything. Some are funny, others are harsh, and still others are a little hard to interpret, such as the one that says, “The lone ox licks itself well.” The ox is a very common beast of burden in Central America and is also a...