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ALLIANCE FOR GLOBAL JUSTICE & CASA BENJAMIN LINDER DELEGATION TO NICARAGUA

Saturday, August 6, 2022 to Monday, August 15, 2022
Delegation to Nicaragua

Dear Friends,

We are happy to share this opportunity to participate in an important delegation to Nicaragua focusing on women’s issues, August 6-15, 2022. The delegation will also include a virtual class component prior to travel, so there is the option to participate in the virtual part even for people who won't be able to travel. 

ALLIANCE FOR GLOBAL JUSTICE & CASA BENJAMIN LINDER DELEGATION:

WOMEN IN NICARAGUA: POWER & PROTAGONISM

 

Where: Managua, Carazo, Matagalpa & Estelí, Nicaragua

When: 6 – 15 August 2022 (Arrive in-country no later than 6th Aug, leave 15th Aug)

Cost: $75 per person/per day all-inclusive 9-day brigade. Total cost: $675 per person*

To apply: Write to casabenjaminlinder@gmail.com

Application deadline: 25 June 2022

 

Description:

Nicaragua is a world leader in gender equality. In just 15 years, Nicaragua has closed the gender gap by more than 80%. Today, Nicaragua is the number one country in the world for educational attainment for women and girls, number one for women cabinet ministers and number three in the world for women in parliament. How has this small Central American country made such a difference in such a short time? Join us to explore Nicaragua and find out!

 

Brigade Activities:

·         Meet with women in parliament

·         Talk with women entrepreneurs

·         Explore programs benefiting women in health, education & infrastructure

·         Visit women’s worker-owned co-ops

·         Learn about Nicaragua’s fight to end violence against women

Alliance for Global Justice and its project the Nicaragua Network are teaming up with Casa Benjamin Linder, a solidarity cultural center and education project of the Jubilee House Community-Center for Development in Central America to sponsor this important delegation to Nicaragua.

*Includes all in-country costs: meals, hotels, translation, and entrance fees. Airfare and COVID tests are separate.

For more information:

casabenjaminlinder.org/tours

afgj.org

jhc-cdca.org

 

Blessings and Peace, 

The Friendship Office