Nicaragua is located in the center of
North America along with Honduras, Costa Rica to the
south and in between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.
The country is divided into four topographical regions:
(1) The mountainous zone of Diriamba which is the
continuation of the mountainous zone of Costa Rica
and ends in the South is known as the isthmus of Rivas.
(2) The central area of the lower zones, which partially
occupied by the large fresh water lakes—El Lago
de Managua and El Lago de Nicaragua. (3) The central
mountains which are North-east of the lake zone. (4)
The low zone of the Caribbean, which is opposite of
the flat, valley and lagoon zones.
small Central American country has suffered for years
different devastations provoked by political differences,
earthquakes, natural disasters like the one that affected
the region in November of 1998 and was categorized
by the experts as the worst natural disaster of the
past century—Hurricane Mitch. The country’s
infrastructure is practically eliminated, bringing
misery, hunger, children in the streets, orphans and
death through the region.
tragedies have made the region fall behind by decades
and the worst is still yet to come. The economy, education
and employment and the desire to continue a good system
of life has been lost and it is our responsibility
as human beings to make an effort to help restore
the value as human beings to our brothers and sisters
in the Central American region.
It is impossible
to satisfy the needs of everyone who is suffering,
but it is the mission of this non-profit organization
“Abandoned Children in Nicaragua Foundation,
Inc.” to rescue children that wonder through
the streets of Nicaragua. We have made the commitment
to rescue these abandoned and neglected children that
wonder through the streets and have no resources for
nourishment, a roof, and no opportunity to receive
the minimal education to convert themselves into productive
citizens of the future in the Nicaragua nation. We
have to remember that the children are the future
and without our children, there will be no future.
formed this group of citizens with Nicaraguan origins,
friends of the children and community leaders to act
as members of the Board of Directors of the Abandoned
Children in Nicaragua Foundation. The foundation was
registered in California under the 501c3 code. The
sister foundation “Ninos Abandonados en Nicaragua”
was registered in Nicaragua as a non-governmental
organization (ONG). These organizations are dedicated
to the development of efforts in the fundraising to
bring attention to this desperate situation. It is
our objective to provide immediate solutions to the
problem for the construction of Child Protection Centers
initially in the surrounding areas of the city of
our cause—the cause for the children by participating
as volunteers in one of our many activities!