{"success":true,"message":null,"messages":null,"data":[{"id":"194","title":"It\u2019s time for CCFC to be more intentional about addressing gender equality","alias":"it-s-time-for-ccfc-to-be-more-intentional-about-addressing-gender-equality","introtext":"

\"\"<\/p>\r\n

It\u2019s time for CCFC to be more intentional about addressing gender equality<\/h1>\r\n

Meet our new country director of Nicaragua as she opens up about overcoming challenges girls and women face in our programs and at home<\/em><\/p>\r\n

By Patrick Canagasingham, CEO & child sponsor<\/p>\r\n

ceo-office@ccfcanada.ca<\/a><\/p>\r\n","language":"en-GB","state":"1"},{"id":"183","title":"It\u2019s time for CCFC to be more intentional about addressing gender equality (ES)","alias":"hora-ccfc-sea-mas-intencional-hora-abordar-igualdad-genero","introtext":"

\"\"<\/h1>\r\n

Es tiempo de que CCFC sea m\u00e1s intencional al abordar la igualdad de g\u00e9nero<\/h1>\r\n

Conozca a nuestra nueva directora de pa\u00eds de Nicaragua mientras inicia su labor para superar los desaf\u00edos que las ni\u00f1as y las mujeres enfrentan en nuestros programas y en el hogar<\/em><\/p>\r\n

Por Patrick Canagasingham, CEO y patrocinador infantil<\/p>\r\n

ceo-office@ccfcanada.ca<\/a><\/p>\r\n","language":"es-ES","state":"1"},{"id":"193","title":"Teens get a preventative preview of parenthood","alias":"teens-get-a-preventative-preview-of-parenthood","introtext":"

\"\"<\/em><\/h1>\r\n

Teens get a preventative preview of parenthood<\/h1>\r\n

Nicaraguan youth use baby simulators to learn more about caring for infants<\/em><\/p>\r\n

By Brianne Binelli, online content manager, Canada<\/p>\r\n","language":"en-GB","state":"1"},{"id":"182","title":"Teens get a preventative preview of parenthood (ES)","alias":"adolescentes-experimentan-vista-previa-preventiva-paternidad","introtext":"

\"\"<\/em><\/h1>\r\n

Adolescentes experimentan una vista previa preventiva de la paternidad<\/h1>\r\n

J\u00f3venes nicarag\u00fcenses usan simuladores beb\u00e9s para aprender m\u00e1s sobre el cuidado de los reci\u00e9n nacidos<\/em><\/p>\r\n

Por Brianne Binelli, gerente de contenido en l\u00ednea, Canad\u00e1<\/p>\r\n","language":"es-ES","state":"1"},{"id":"192","title":"Inspiring children to believe in themselves","alias":"inspiring-children-to-believe-in-themselves","introtext":"

\"\"<\/em><\/h1>\r\n

Inspiring children to believe in themselves<\/h1>\r\n

Watch Patrick Canagasingham, CCFC\u2019s CEO, visit our program areas in Nicaragua<\/em><\/p>\r\n

By Brianne Binelli, online content manager, Canada<\/g><\/p>\r\n","language":"en-GB","state":"1"},{"id":"181","title":"Inspiring children to believe in themselves (ES)","alias":"inspirando-ninos-creer-mismos","introtext":"

\"\"<\/em><\/h1>\r\n

Inspirando a los ni\u00f1os a creer en s\u00ed mismos<\/h1>\r\n

Vea a Patrick Canagasingham, CEO de CCFC, visitar nuestras \u00e1reas de programas en Nicaragua<\/em><\/p>\r\n

Por Brianne Binelli, gerente de contenido en l\u00ednea, Canad\u00e1<\/p>\r\n","language":"es-ES","state":"1"},{"id":"180","title":"Canadian students video chat with Nicaraguan counterparts (ES)","alias":"estudiantes-canadienses-tienen-video-chat-contrapartes-nicaraguenses","introtext":"

\"\"<\/em><\/h1>\r\n

Estudiantes canadienses tienen un video chat con sus contrapartes nicarag\u00fcenses<\/h1>\r\n

Una iniciativa destinada a educar a una clase en Ontario tiene un impacto de gran alcance<\/em><\/p>\r\n

Por Philip A. Tanner, Ph.D., director de programas e iniciativas estrat\u00e9gicas, CCFC<\/p>\r\n","language":"es-ES","state":"1"},{"id":"191","title":"Canadian students video chat with Nicaraguan counterparts","alias":"canadian-students-video-chat-with-nicaraguan-counterparts","introtext":"

\"\"<\/h1>\r\n

Canadian students video chat with Nicaraguan counterparts<\/h1>\r\n

An initiative intended to educate one class in Ontario has far-reaching impact<\/em><\/p>\r\n

By Philip A. Tanner, Ph.D., director of programs and strategic initiatives, CCFC<\/p>\r\n","language":"en-GB","state":"1"},{"id":"190","title":"A donor\u2019s gift transforms a girl\u2019s health and well-being","alias":"a-donor-s-gift-transforms-a-girl-s-health-and-well-being","introtext":"

\"\"<\/em><\/h1>\r\n

A donor\u2019s gift transforms a girl\u2019s health and well-being<\/h1>\r\n

Find out how Fernanda\u2019s sponsor stepped in to help alleviate the teen\u2019s suffering, following her lupus diagnosis<\/em><\/p>\r\n

By Enmanuel<\/g> Castro, CCFC communications manager, Nicaragua<\/p>\r\n","language":"en-GB","state":"1"},{"id":"179","title":"A donor\u2019s gift transforms a girl\u2019s health and well-being (ES)","alias":"obsequio-donante-transforma-salud-bienestar-nina","introtext":"

\"\"<\/em><\/h1>\r\n

El obsequio de un donante transforma la salud y el bienestar de una ni\u00f1a<\/h1>\r\n

Descubre c\u00f3mo el patrocinador de Fernanda intervino para ayudar a aliviar el sufrimiento de la adolescente, despu\u00e9s de su diagn\u00f3stico de Lupus<\/em><\/p>\r\n

Por Enmanuel Castro, CCFC gerente de comunicaciones, Nicaragua<\/p>\r\n","language":"es-ES","state":"1"},{"id":"189","title":"What it meant to me to meet my sponsored child","alias":"what-it-meant-to-me-to-meet-my-sponsored-child","introtext":"

\"\"<\/em><\/h1>\r\n

What it meant to me to meet my sponsored child<\/h1>\r\n

Join me as I travel to our program areas for the first time<\/em><\/p>\r\n

By Patrick Canagasingham, CEO & child sponsor<\/p>\r\n

ceo-office@ccfcanada.ca<\/a><\/p>\r\n","language":"en-GB","state":"1"},{"id":"178","title":"What it meant to me to meet my sponsored child (ES)","alias":"significo-para-mi-conocer-nina-patrocinada","introtext":"

\"\"<\/em><\/h1>\r\n

Qu\u00e9 signific\u00f3 para m\u00ed conocer a mi ni\u00f1a patrocinada<\/h1>\r\n

Acomp\u00e1\u00f1ame mientras viajo a nuestras \u00e1reas de programas por primera vez<\/em><\/p>\r\n

Por Patrick Canagasingham, CEO y patrocinador de ni\u00f1ez<\/p>\r\n

ceo-office@ccfcanada.ca<\/a><\/p>\r\n","language":"es-ES","state":"1"},{"id":"188","title":"Moving from fear to a place of confidence and positive change","alias":"moving-from-fear-to-a-place-of-confidence-and-positive-change","introtext":"

\"\"<\/em><\/h1>\r\n

Moving from fear to a place of confidence and positive change<\/h1>\r\n

Yahoska shares her journey of growing up in a violent community that has since been transformed<\/g><\/g><\/em><\/p>\r\n","language":"en-GB","state":"1"},{"id":"177","title":"Moving from fear to a place of confidence and positive change (ES)","alias":"pasando-temor-lugar-confianza-cambio-positivo","introtext":"

\"\"<\/p>\r\n

Pasando del temor a un lugar de confianza y cambio positivo<\/h1>\r\n

Yahoska comparte su viaje de crecer en una comunidad violenta\u00a0 que se ha transformado en un sitio m\u00e1s seguro<\/em><\/p>\r\n","language":"es-ES","state":"1"},{"id":"187","title":"Parents learn how to keep their children safe from unseen dangers","alias":"parents-learn-how-to-keep-their-children-safe-from-unseen-dangers","introtext":"

\"\"<\/em><\/h1>\r\n

Parents learn how to keep their children safe from unseen dangers<\/h1>\r\n

Families in two Nicaraguan cities learn how to protect against Zika<\/em><\/p>\r\n

By Enmanuel<\/g> Castro, communications manager, Nicaragua<\/g><\/p>\r\n","language":"en-GB","state":"1"},{"id":"176","title":"Parents learn how to keep their children safe from unseen dangers (ES)","alias":"padres-aprenden-como-mantener-hijos-salvo-peligros-inadvertidos","introtext":"

\"\"<\/em><\/h1>\r\n

Padres aprenden c\u00f3mo mantener a sus hijos a salvo de los peligros inadvertidos<\/h1>\r\n

Familias en dos ciudades de Nicaragua aprenden a c\u00f3mo protegerse del Zika\u00a0<\/p>\r\n

Por Enmanuel Castro, gerente de comunicaciones, Nicaragua.<\/p>\r\n","language":"es-ES","state":"1"},{"id":"186","title":"How a student group is inspiring youth to stay in school","alias":"how-a-student-group-is-inspiring-youth-to-stay-in-school","introtext":"

\"\"<\/em><\/h1>\r\n

How a student group is inspiring youth to stay in school<\/h1>\r\n

Meet young adults who are excited to expand their career potential<\/em><\/p>\r\n

By Karla Ram\u00edrez, monitoring and evaluation officer, Nicaragua<\/p>\r\n","language":"en-GB","state":"1"},{"id":"175","title":"How a student group is inspiring youth to stay in school (ES)","alias":"como-grupo-jovenes-esta-inspirando-juventud-permanecer-escuela","introtext":"

\"\"<\/em><\/h1>\r\n

Como un grupo de j\u00f3venes est\u00e1 inspirando a la juventud a permanecer en la escuela<\/h1>\r\n

Conozca a adultos j\u00f3venes que est\u00e1n entusiasmados por ampliar su potencial profesional<\/em><\/p>\r\n

Por Karla Ram\u00edrez, oficial de monitoreo y educaci\u00f3n, Nicaragua.\u00a0<\/p>\r\n","language":"es-ES","state":"1"},{"id":"174","title":"Dream big: Inspiring students to stay in school (ES)","alias":"suena-grande-inspirando-estudiantes-mantenerse-escuela","introtext":"

\"\"<\/em><\/h1>\r\n

Sue\u00f1a en grande: inspirando estudiantes a mantenerse en la escuela.<\/h1>\r\n

Conversando con una adolescente en un \u00e1rea de programa de CCFC, qui\u00e9n est\u00e1 inspirada en avanzar en su educaci\u00f3n<\/em><\/p>\r\n","language":"es-ES","state":"1"},{"id":"185","title":"Dream big: Inspiring students to stay in school","alias":"dream-big-inspiring-students-to-stay-in-school","introtext":"

\"\"<\/em><\/h1>\r\n

Dream big: Inspiring students to stay in school<\/h1>\r\n

Catching up with a teen, in a CCFC program area, who is inspired to further her education<\/em><\/p>\r\n","language":"en-GB","state":"1"},{"id":"173","title":"New bathrooms translate to better health and education (ES)","alias":"nuevos-banos-traducen-mejor-salud-educacion","introtext":"

\"\"<\/h1>\r\n

Nuevos ba\u00f1os se traducen a mejor salud y educaci\u00f3n<\/h1>\r\n

Cientos de estudiantes en Nicaragua ahora tienen las instalaciones b\u00e1sicas que necesitan en la escuela<\/em><\/p>\r\n

Por Enmanuel Castro, gerente de comunicaciones, Nicaragua<\/p>\r\n","language":"es-ES","state":"1"},{"id":"166","title":"New bathrooms translate to better health and education","alias":"new-bathrooms-translate-to-better-health-and-education","introtext":"

\"\"<\/h1>\r\n

New bathrooms translate to better health and education<\/h1>\r\n

Hundreds of students in Nicaragua now have the basic facilities they need at school<\/em><\/p>\r\n

By Enmanuel Castro, communications manager, Nicaragua<\/p>\r\n","language":"en-GB","state":"1"},{"id":"163","title":"Emocionados por recibir materiales escolares","alias":"emocionados-por-recibir-materiales-escolares","introtext":"

Emocionados por recibir materiales escolares<\/h1>\r\n

\u00a0\"\"<\/p>\r\n

Por Enmanuel Castro, gerente de comunicaciones, Nicaragua<\/p>\r\n

MASAYA, Nicaragua \u2014 Malala Yousafzai, la famosa activista paquistan\u00ed una vez dijo: \"Un ni\u00f1o, un maestro, un libro, un l\u00e1piz pueden cambiar el mundo\". La educaci\u00f3n es en efecto un gran poder, por esto el Fondo Cristiano Canadiense para la Ni\u00f1ez (CCFC, por sus siglas en Ingl\u00e9s), hizo su aporte para apoyar la educaci\u00f3n de ni\u00f1as y ni\u00f1os de Nicaragua en su regreso a clases en esta semana.<\/p>\r\n","language":"es-ES","state":"1"},{"id":"161","title":" Christian Children\u2019s Fund of Canada celebra XV Festival Art\u00edstico de la Ni\u00f1ez y Adolescencia","alias":"festival-artistico","introtext":"

Christian Children\u2019s Fund of Canada celebra XV Festival Art\u00edstico de la Ni\u00f1ez y Adolescencia<\/h1>\r\n

\"\"<\/strong><\/p>\r\n

ESTEL\u00cd, Managua\u00a0\u2014\u00a0<\/span>El Comit\u00e9 Organizador y Christian Children\u00b4s Fund of Canada (CCFC), anunciaron la realizaci\u00f3n simult\u00e1nea del 15\u00ba Festival Art\u00edstico de la Ni\u00f1ez y Adolescencia, a realizarse en el Teatro Municipal de Estel\u00ed y en la universidad UPOLI en Managua, el viernes 18 de marzo a partir de las 9:00 de la ma\u00f1ana.<\/p>\r\n","language":"es-ES","state":"1"},{"id":"160","title":"CCFC y TFCF inaugura tres nuevas aulas en Estel\u00ed","alias":"ninas-y-ninos-gozaran-de-nuevas-aulas-en-esteli-2","introtext":"

CCFC, TFCF y el MINED inauguran nuevas aulas en Estel\u00ed<\/h1>\r\n

ESTEL\u00cd, Nicaragua\u00a0\u2014\u00a0<\/span>Ni\u00f1as y ni\u00f1os de primaria en el Distrito I de Estel\u00ed, comenzaron el a\u00f1o escolar 2016, en tres nuevas aulas construidas a trav\u00e9s de un proyecto impulsado por el Ministerio de Educaci\u00f3n (MINED), el Fondo Taiwan\u00e9s para la Ni\u00f1ez y las Familias (TFCF), y Christian Children\u00b4s Fund of Canada (CCFC)<\/p>\r\n","language":"es-ES","state":"1"},{"id":"159","title":"Children will enjoy new classrooms in Estel\u00ed","alias":"children-will-enjoy-new-classrooms-in-esteli","introtext":"

\"\"<\/h1>\r\n

Children will enjoy new classrooms in Estel\u00ed<\/h1>\r\n

Girls and boys of District I\u2019s La Chiriza sector in Estel\u00ed will no longer have to travel up to three kilometers on foot to attend school thanks to an initiative promoted by Nicaragua\u2019s Ministry of Education (MINED), the Taiwanese Fund for Children and Families (TFCF) and the Christian Children\u2019s Fund of Canada (CCFC), which will build three classrooms.<\/p>\r\n","language":"en-GB","state":"1"},{"id":"157","title":"Nicaragua, Taiw\u00e1n y Canad\u00e1 impulsan proyecto que beneficiara a estudiantes de primaria","alias":"ninas-y-ninos-gozaran-de-nuevas-aulas-en-esteli","introtext":"

Nicaragua, Taiw\u00e1n y Canad\u00e1 impulsan proyecto que beneficiara a estudiantes de primaria<\/h1>\r\n

\u00a0\"En<\/p>\r\n

ESTEL\u00cd, Nicaragua\u00a0<\/em><\/strong>\u2014\u00a0<\/span>Ni\u00f1as y ni\u00f1os del sector La Chiriza, del Distrito I en Estel\u00ed, ya no tendr\u00e1n que recorrer hasta tres kil\u00f3metros a pie para asistir a la escuela; esto gracias a una iniciativa impulsada por el Ministerio de Educaci\u00f3n (MINED), el Fondo Taiwan\u00e9s para la Ni\u00f1ez y las Familias (TFCF) y Christian Children\u00b4s Fund of Canada (CCFC), que construir\u00e1n tres aulas de clases.<\/p>\r\n","language":"es-ES","state":"1"},{"id":"156","title":"Nicaraguan, Taiwanese and Canadian Cooperation promote youth entrepreneurism in Estel\u00ed.","alias":"nicaraguan-taiwanese-and-canadian-cooperation-promote-youth-entrepreneurism-in-esteli","introtext":"

\u00a0\"So<\/em><\/strong><\/p>\r\n

Nicaraguan, Taiwanese and Canadian Cooperation promote youth entrepreneurism in Estel\u00ed<\/h1>\r\n

Christopher Artola, CCFC Programme Manager<\/p>\r\n","language":"en-GB","state":"1"},{"id":"155","title":"Cooperaci\u00f3n Nicarag\u00fcense, Taiwanesa y Canadiense promueve emprendedurismo juvenil en Estel\u00ed.","alias":"cooperacion-nicaragueense-taiwanesa-y-canadiense-promueve-emprendedurismo-juvenil-en-esteli","introtext":"

Cooperaci\u00f3n Nicarag\u00fcense, Taiwanesa y Canadiense promueve emprendedurismo juvenil en Estel\u00ed<\/h1>\r\n

\"En<\/strong><\/p>\r\n

ESTEL\u00cd, Nicaragua\u00a0<\/strong><\/em>Cincuenta j\u00f3venes del Distrito I de Estel\u00ed, tendr\u00e1n la oportunidad de un empleo digno, gracias a la iniciativa: \u201cJ\u00f3venes emprendiendo para su desarrollo con iniciativas econ\u00f3micas y compromiso social\u201d, implementado por Christian Children\u00b4s Fund of Canada (CCFC), y el Fondo Taiwan\u00e9s para la Ni\u00f1ez y las Familias (TFCF), en asocio con el Instituto de Formaci\u00f3n Permanente (INSFOP) El proyecto incluye espacios motivacionales, que promueven la participaci\u00f3n de los adolescentes y j\u00f3venes en todo el proceso.<\/p>\r\n","language":"es-ES","state":"1"},{"id":"153","title":"A RENOVATED Preschool","alias":"a-renovated-preschool-2","introtext":"

A Renovated Preschool<\/h1>\r\n

Las Abejitas preschool (translated as \u201cLittle Bees\u201d) in the city of Somoto, northern Nicaragua, was in desperate need of repair. It had shabby walls made of wood and broken pieces of brick; a kitchen with an unfinished roof that allowed cockroaches, wasps, and mosquitoes to get inside; and a very rough and dusty floor. It was also dangerous for children who would travel by a hilly, dirt road to get to the school\u2014especially when it rained.<\/p>\r\n","language":"es-ES","state":"1"},{"id":"152","title":"Nicaraguan mothers thankful for upgraded health post","alias":"nicaraguan-mothers-thankful-for-upgraded-health-post-2","introtext":"

Nicaraguan mothers thankful for upgraded health post<\/h1>\r\n

\"Aura<\/p>\r\n

Aura, 23 years old, and her little daughter Milagros, aged five months, at the health post.<\/p>\r\n","language":"es-ES","state":"1"},{"id":"150","title":"Gift Catalogue \u2013 Help Start a Business","alias":"gift-catalogue-help-start-a-business-es","introtext":"

Gift Catalogue \u2013 Help Start a Business<\/h1>\r\n

CCFC provided CAD$1,680 to help nine mothers and fathers to start a small business to get incomes for their families. In total, 19 children were directly benefited with the incomes generated by their parents. The funds were provided through a Community Cooperative (Savings and Credit Cooperative \u201cFlor de Mayo\u201d) located in CCFC graduated community \u201cCarlos N\u00fa\u00f1ez Sur\u201d and managed by mothers. The funds will work with the revolving credit system in order to benefit more families in the future.<\/p>\r\n","language":"es-ES","state":"1"},{"id":"149","title":"Twelve years ago, the community of Barrio Manuel Fern\u00e1ndez, Nicaragua, looked very different.","alias":"twelve-years-ago-the-community-of-barrio-manuel-fernandez-nicaragua-looked-very-different-2","introtext":"

Twelve years ago, the community of Barrio Manuel Fern\u00e1ndez, Nicaragua, looked very different.<\/h1>\r\n

Children played in streets littered with garbage and dirty water. With no source of clean water at home, families suffered from water-related illnesses. There were no preschools, only three in 10 children attended the first grades of primary school, and parents did not see education as a fundamental human right.<\/p>\r\n","language":"es-ES","state":"1"},{"id":"146","title":"La juventud empoderada ayuda a hacer m\u00e1s seguras las calles","alias":"la-juventud-empoderada-ayuda-a-hacer-mas-seguras-las-calles","introtext":"

La juventud empoderada ayuda a hacer m\u00e1s seguras las calles<\/h1>\r\n

\"Jos\u00e9\"<\/p>\r\n

Hace dos a\u00f1os, si el Jos\u00e9 ve\u00eda a una chica en la calle, le hubiera silbado y gritado provocaciones. \u201cEso me habr\u00eda hecho sentir macho\u201d, explica. Jos\u00e9 y sus amigos sol\u00edan ver el barrio como su territorio y ning\u00fan otro adolescente o joven podr\u00edan entrar sin meterse en problemas, pero ahora su visi\u00f3n es muy diferente. \u201cInteract\u00fao con otros adolescentes para hacerles ver que ser violento no sirve de nada\u201d.\u00a0<\/p>\r\n","language":"es-ES","state":"1"},{"id":"145","title":"Twelve years ago, the community of Barrio Manuel Fern\u00e1ndez, Nicaragua, looked very different.","alias":"twelve-years-ago-the-community-of-barrio-manuel-fernandez-nicaragua-looked-very-different","introtext":"

Twelve years ago, the community of Barrio Manuel Fern\u00e1ndez, Nicaragua, looked very different.<\/h1>\r\n

Children played in streets littered with garbage and dirty water. With no source of clean water at home, families suffered from water-related illnesses. There were only a few\u00a0preschools, only three in 10 children attended the first grades of primary school, and parents did not see education as a fundamental human right.<\/p>\r\n","language":"en-GB","state":"1"},{"id":"144","title":"Gift Catalogue \u2013 Help Start a Business","alias":"gift-catalogue-help-start-a-business","introtext":"

Gift Catalogue \u2013 Help Start a Business<\/h1>\r\n

CCFC provided CAD$1,680 to help nine mothers and fathers start a small business to get incomes for their families. In total, 19 children directly benefited from the incomes generated by their parents. The funds were provided through a Community Cooperative (Savings and Credit Cooperative \u201cFlor de Mayo\u201d) located in a CCFC graduated community, \u201cCarlos N\u00fa\u00f1ez Sur\u201d, and managed by mothers. The funds will remain in\u00a0the revolving credit system in order to benefit more families in the future.<\/p>\r\n","language":"en-GB","state":"1"},{"id":"143","title":"Celebrating our Graduated Communities","alias":"celebrating-our-graduated-communities","introtext":"

Empowered youth help make the streets safer<\/h1>\r\n

\"Jos\u00e9\"<\/p>\r\n

Two years ago, if Jos\u00e9 saw a girl on the street he would whistle and yell taunts. \u201cThat would make me feel macho\u201d. He and his friends used to see his neighborhood as his territory and no adolescent or young person could enter without getting in to \u201ctrouble\u201d, but now his vision is pretty different. \u201cI interact with other adolescents to make them see that violence is useless\u201d.<\/p>\r\n","language":"en-GB","state":"1"},{"id":"142","title":"Maria Ernestina Martinez","alias":"maria-ernestina-martinez","introtext":"

Maria Ernestina Martinez<\/h1>\r\n

\"Maria<\/p>\r\n

Mar\u00eda Ernestina Mart\u00ednez (30 years old) is a mother of five children aged\u00a02 to 14 years old. She says\u00a0they have had problems accessing water at home for the last four years. \u201cWe did not have water during the day. When we had water it was only for one or two hours at midnight, so we had to wake up at that time to fill up containers. Sometimes we did not have water at all for three days, so my children and I had to walk to the next neighborhood to get some water\u201d.<\/p>\r\n","language":"en-GB","state":"1"},{"id":"140","title":"Nicaraguan mothers thankful for upgraded health post","alias":"nicaraguan-mothers-thankful-for-upgraded-health-post","introtext":"

Nicaraguan mothers thankful for upgraded health post<\/h1>\r\n

\"Aura<\/p>\r\n

Aura, 23 years old, and her little daughter, Milagros, aged five months, at the health post.<\/p>\r\n

If you visit Masaya, the City of Artisans, you will find merchants selling colourful clothing, detailed woodwork, and intricate embroidery. You\u2019ll also find high unemployment, and a much-loved community health post that cares for more than 12,000 patients \u2013 70 percent of whom are under the age of eight.<\/p>\r\n","language":"en-GB","state":"1"},{"id":"139","title":"A RENOVATED Preschool","alias":"a-renovated-preschool","introtext":"

A RENOVATED Preschool<\/h1>\r\n

Las Abejitas preschool (translated as \u201cLittle Bees\u201d) in the city of Somoto, northern Nicaragua, was in desperate need of repair. It had shabby walls made of wood and broken pieces of brick; a kitchen with an unfinished roof that allowed cockroaches, wasps, and mosquitoes to get inside; and a very rough and dusty floor. It was also dangerous for children who would travel by a hilly, dirt road to get to the school\u2014especially when it rained.<\/p>\r\n","language":"en-GB","state":"1"}]}