• In 2013, the U.S. Embassy in Managua partnered with the Foundation for Autonomy and Development of the Atlantic Coast of Nicaragua (FADCANIC) to implement a one-year pilot project focusing on the four most dangerous neighborhoods of the North Atlantic Autonomous Region (RAAN) on the Caribbean Coast. The project’s goal was to create healthy and safe communities by increasing citizen security.

    In order to mitigate the risks...

  • FADCANIC’s Cultural Revitalization Program closed January 31 at Pearl Lagoon’s Academy of Excellence (PLACE) with a festive ceremony attended by FADCANIC President, Ray Hooker and as special guests, the Coordinator of the Regional Council of the South Autonomous Region, Vernadine Lopez and Pearl Lagoon Mayor Oswaldo Morales.

    The President of the Communal Government of Pearl Lagoon Kenly Velazquez was also in attendance...

  • USAID Nicaragua General Development Office Director Angela Cardenas visited Pearl Lagoon this past Thursday, January 30, 2014 to meet youth attending vocational training which FADCANIC delivered this month through its Education for Success Program (EFS).

    Ms Cardenas toured and spoke with students and instructors of six courses -electricity, basic welding, plumbing, refrigeration, outboard motor repair, and computer maintenance- taking...


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