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Below are a list of organizations that Escuela AKF works and partners with. Click on the buttons to visit their Web sites and learn more about them.

CANTERA is a Nicaraguan, humanitarian, not for profit NGO that is a center of communication and popular education.

"Hope through Action" is a Fair Trade organization based in Nicaragua that provides Nicaraguan artisans with the tools to lift themselves out of poverty.

The Batahola Norte Cultural Center is an educational center open to all without distinction of religion, rooted in the Christian values inherited from its founders. (In Spanish)

Matagalpa Tours is a new tour operator working out of the city of Matagalpa, two hours north of Managua. The organization focuses on offering high-quality tourism services. (English under construction)

The Casa Materna seeks to reduce maternal and infant death rates in the Matagalpa, Nicaragua region. They provide pre-natal and post-natal care and education for mothers from rural areas with high risk pregnancies.

Potters for Peace is a U.S. based nonprofit, a network of potters, educators, technicians, supporters, and volunteers. Founded in Nicaragua in 1986, they work primarily in Central America although their water filter projects are worldwide.

A Christian organization of health professionals working in underserved parts of the country. (In Spanish)

This blog is run by supporters of Vicente Padilla, a Nicaraguan campesino who is being persecuted by powerful landowner Jose Esteban McEwan and American coffee importer State Street Coffee.

ADDAC is a Nicaraguan NGO that was begun in 1989 by a group of laborers and professionals to accompany and facilitate development in rural communities outside of Matagalpa. (In Spanish)

The Organization of Northern Coffee Cooperatives, or CECOCAFEN, is a second level cooperative made up of 11 grass roots cooperatives, which represent 1,900 small scale coffee farmers in the north of Nicaragua.

Witness for Peace is a politically independent, nationwide grassroots organization of people committed to nonviolence and led by faith and conscience.

A faith-based, social justice center working with people who have few resources for their struggles.

The Nicaragua Network provides information and activism concerning Nicaraguan environmental, social and economic justice issues.

Augsburg College program offering study abroad, short term travel and customized travel programs.

The mission of AMOS Health & Hope is to improve the health of impoverished communities by working alongside them in health, education and development.

ProNica is an international Quaker organization helping the people of Nicaragua to help themselves.

CEPAD works to serve more than seventy impoverished communities across Nicaragua through programs that promote justice, peace and equitable solidarity with the aim of empowering people to carry out their own development.

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