Nearly 1 in 5 Nicaraguan children under the age of 5 suffers from chronic malnutrition. Learn about the hunger crisis in Nicaragua and how you can help.
Nicaragua is a nation of contrasts, fittingly earning its reputation as “the land of fire and water” (a reference to its many volcanoes and lakes). But contrasts of a more serious kind are also part of the picture. Nicaragua possesses great beauty… as well as great poverty.
Today we celebrate World Water Day — a day to recognize the critical importance of fresh, safe water. The idea for this special day was suggested to the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development in 1992, and on March 22, 1993, the first World Water Day was declared.