There are many international development, relationship-building, fair-trade-promoting organizations in Nicaragua – too many to list here! We provide links for a few with whom we have direct relationships or ties.
Likewise, there are a number of sources of good information on Nicaragua and Central/South American out there. We list a few comprehensive works to get you started.
For links to organizations and information sources in the US, see Solidarity.
Sostenica is a micro-credit organization, operating in partnership with Nicaraguan lenders and entrepreneurs, whose president is one of the original founders of the NH/LSCP.
ViviendasLeón is an international NGO based in San Francisco that brings educational student construction delegations to León. VL started as an NH/LSCP project, and became independent in 2003.
NicaNet is a network of US-Nicaragua solidarity organization, and produces a news hotline for solidarity-related issues.
More Information About Nicaragua
Envío Magazine: News and Analysis in English and Spanish
Read: Nicaragua, 4th Edition, by Thomas Walker
Read: The Open Veins of Latin America, by Eduardo Galeano
Watch: Nicaragua - A Nation's Right To Survive, by John Pilger (it’s on YouTube!)
Comprehensive Web Resource: University of Texas Latin American Network Information Center (LANIC)