Las Quebradas

  • Overview
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Water
  • Business

Overview

Las Quebradas is located in the mountainous region of northern Nicaragua in the department of Esteli. A typical house is made of adobe/ mud or wood. The community has access to a local health center, Llano Largo that is 3 kilometers away from the community as well as a multigrade primary school. 9 students attend the primary school with 1 teacher and 2 classrooms. The primary school goes up to grade six, and there is no secondary school located in Las Quebradas. Following primary school, students have the option of attending secondary school up to grade twelve. Most people in the community work as agricultural laborers.

Global Brigades is currently working with the Business Program in Las Quebradas. In their communication with Global Brigades, the top three needs expressed were access to clean water, access to health care, and job opportunities. Las Quebradas is on the waitlist for continuing Holistic Model implementation as part of Global Brigades’ strategic plan in Nicaragua.

Municipality: La Trinidad

Department: Esteli

Homes : 26
Population : 82
Water System : Yes
Community Bank : Yes
Electricity : Yes
Health Center : Yes
Community Health Workers : Yes
% of Homes with Latrines : 80%
Education : Up to 6th Grade
Distance from Lodging Facility : 1 hr

Medical

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LAS QUEBRADAS MEDICAL CHALLENGE:

Dental

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LAS QUEBRADAS DENTAL CHALLENGE:

 

Water

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LAS QUEBRADAS WATER CHALLENGE:

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Business

Program Status

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In May 2018, Global Brigades started working with the community bank, Odorico de Andrea, in the community of Las Quebradas. The community has had a community bank follow-up with the Global Brigades team. As of recent, the community bank has 21 members.

Local Reference Points

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