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To help people of developing countries help themselves through education and grassroots programs, while providing an opportunity for people in the United States to learn about global issues and experience the joy of helping others.

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Field Report:  Greenhouse Project
Oct 23, 2014

Field Report: Greenhouse Project


Namlo Field Report Date:/Fecha: 08/10/14
Prepared by Rosario Velasquez Mendoza
Community Visited/Nombre de Comunidad: San José del ojoche (Barrio Nuevo)

SUMMARY OF VISIT:

On Wednesday, the 8th of october, we visited the community of San Jose del Ojoche with the goal of examining the progress of the two …

Notes from the field:  The Nutrition Survey
Mar 31, 2015

Notes from the field: The Nutrition Survey

Here’s the first of some correspondence from Dan Fenyvesi, M.S., R.D. who has been implementing the nutrition survey in the communities near Esteli, as part of establishing some baseline data to measure the impact of the greenhouses.  His notes document the joys and frustrations of putting together a survey with limited resources and challenging logistics, as well as personal …

Notes from the field:  Nutrition Survey Part 2

Notes from the field: Nutrition Survey Part 2

Surveying in Nicaragua

 Here’s the first of some correspondence from Dan Fenyvesi, M.S., R.D. who has been implementing the nutrition survey in the communities near Esteli, as part of establishing some baseline data to measure the impact of the greenhouses.  His notes document the joys and …

Nicaragua Nutrition Survey Begins
Mar 18, 2015

Nicaragua Nutrition Survey Begins

Namlo’s nutrition survey in Nicaragua will start this Friday.  Implemented by a team consisting of nutritionist Dan Fenyvesi, Rosario Velasques, Don Vicente Velasquez, four students from the University of Nicaragua and possibly two Peace Corps volunteers, the study will take place in five communities, with one of the communities (Las Labranzas) being used as a control group.

Baseline for Livestock Project
Mar 04, 2015

Baseline for Livestock Project

Hiramay Tamang, Namlo’s Agriculture Coordinator, recently completed a baseline survey for the Livestock Project in Dhuskun.

Hirayama Tamang

Funded by the Virginia Wellington Cabot Foundation and the Three Graces Foundation, the goal of the project is to upgrade skills, size of herds (by 40 percent), incomes and veterinary services …