DEVELOPMENT OF POSIBILIDAD NICARAÜENSE
History and Development of Posibilidad Nicaragüense:
This project began in 2006 when the director, who is a nurse practitioner, visited Nicaragua to participate in an orthopedic surgery charity mission. During that trip he provided medical services to patients in a local shanty town. The residents were people who had been displaced from their mountain valley villages by flooding and mudslides caused by Hurricane Mitch (1998).
While seeing patients that day, two pre-teen girls introduced themselves and the director began sponsoring them for the 2007 school year. Since then, sponsored student numbers have gradually increased, peaking at twelve (currently at eleven). Except for a few small gifts, the director has supported this project using his o