La Flor, Nicaragua, Just Hope

Air mattresses rustling; an occasional mosquito buzzes by; a snore begins and then a symphony. Roosters start crowing way before the sun starts to rise. The cooks light the fire in the cocina and the rice and beans and fruit will soon be ready.

So began every day in La Flor. We had an incredible week; a warm welcome to the village, time in the classrooms everyday with the children and teachers, building two latrines on the new land where 20 families acquired new property of their own, rather than living 2-3 generations in a home, building a shower where groups like ours can bathe in La Flor, visiting the micro credit businesses of the women there: all this and more is thanks to the generosity of friends and members of Ktizo.

In 2008, the tiny village of La Flor, located in the cloud forest of Nicaragua, had no clean water, no electricity and no idea that they could create their hopes and dreams.

Each time I speak in La Flor I say, ”We are a small team people, but there are hundreds of people behind us making this partnership possible.” We are planning our next trip for March 2019.  We would love to have you join us.  Contact us at or stop by and see us any Sunday!

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