Amigos de las Americas: Matagalpa, Nicaragua (Public Health)

Matagalpa, Nicaragua

Overview

Amigos de las Americas (AMIGOS) is a leader in international youth development, supporting young people across the Americas in leadership training and collaborative community development projects. We are creating a world in which young people become life-long catalysts for social change. 

Matagalpa is in the cool, mountainous, coffeegrowing region of Nicaragua. Participants are assigned to support the work of three partner agencies: the Centro de Servicios Educativos en Salud y Medio Ambiente (CESESMA), UCA San Ramon, and the Asociación de Desarrollo Integral (ADIC). Depending on your partner agency assignment, participants will be engaged in:

  • projects focused on sustainable and socially-just business practices,
  • community health initiatives or
  • campaigns for gender equality and human rights

Have a life changing experience engaging with community members, living with a host family, collaborating with local youth and making a real impact on yourself as well! Have more questions? Please contact us. 

 

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