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Seeking Program Director in Managua

Started 5th month 23, 2014 0 Replies

ProNica, Quakers in Solidarity with Nicaraguan Grassroots Organizations Title:                              Program DirectorLocation:             …Continue

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Job Opening- Nicaragua Program Director for Quaker NGO

Started 6th month 12, 2012 0 Replies

Title:                           Program DirectorLocation:                 Managua, NicaraguaOpening Date:       06/07/2012Closing Date:         When filled ProNica is a Quaker-founded…Continue

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ProNica is a Quaker-founded NGO that assists in creating and sustaining programs by and for the Nicaraguan people. These projects are initiated by Nicaraguans and hold promise for grassroots growth, arise from Nicaraguan needs and tradition, and promote empowerment.

ProNica’s priorities are on community cohesiveness and economic development, non-violence conflict resolution training, health, education, agriculture and women’s empowerment. We seek to link Nicaraguan people with concerned individuals internationally to promote understanding and mutual action.

Our work is accomplished by an international core of dedicated volunteers and staff who practice Quaker principles of consensual decision making, respecting that of God in everyone. This service project arose out of our deep concern over international exploitation of people and resources and our wish to respond in practical and constructive ways.

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Part-time job opening at ProNica's St. Petersburg, Florida office

Posted on 5th mo. 23, 2013 at 1:12pm 0 Comments

Position:         Development Associate, ProNica, Inc.

Location:        Saint Petersburg, Florida, United States

Deadline:        Open until filled



Become a key member of an international solidarity organization based in St. Petersburg, Florida and Managua, Nicaragua.  ProNica was founded by Quakers in 1986 with the underlying premise that people in marginalized communities understand their own realities and are in…


Helped by Quakers as a Little Girl after WWII

Posted on 5th mo. 6, 2013 at 3:00pm 0 Comments

Tania Citvaras, a Florida resident, has been helping children in the developing world most of her life.  In Nicaragua she was a member of work brigades which helped build wells.  In 2007, she helped over forty children in Nicaragua's historic city of Granada, buying them backpacks and school supplies and throwing a party for them, complete with ice cream and acrobats.

In 2010, she met former ProNica…

Interview with ProNica Donor Belinda Moss: “I Just Do What I Can”

Posted on 2nd mo. 14, 2013 at 12:17pm 0 Comments

By Kathy Hersh, ProNica Board of Directors


Belinda Moss'  job is to make other people look good. Last week it was Paul McCartney and dozens of other celebrities who performed at Madison Square Gardens for Hurricane Sandy relief. Belinda is a freelance make-up artist whose clients include not only Sir Paul, but also the show America’s Got…


More Meaningful Than Any Vacation

Posted on 12th mo. 7, 2012 at 5:30pm 0 Comments

There are many things a Quaker couple can do together for adventure, relaxation, spiritual enrichment or simply for fun. My wife Pam and I are fortunate enough do all of those things, but the one that never fails to nurture us the most is our annual trip to Nicaragua. I write these words as our plane lifts off the runway in Managua, and I am overwhelmed by the Spirit as my wife, Pam and I realize once again that we have been blessed, very blessed with a life that…


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At 8:07am on 12th mo. 2, 2012, keely showalter said…

An answer to a prayer! Been searching for a Quaker Group that is working on the ground level, making a difference!

At 1:30pm on 10th mo. 24, 2012, Timothy said…

Thank thee for the friend invitation! I look forward to learning more about you and the work you are doing in Nicaragua! Must be something including children like thy icon picture.

Peace to thee,


At 11:06am on 10th mo. 23, 2012, Tina M Pinzone said…

Thank you for the friend invite! What a beautiful child in your icon picture! I look forward to learning more about the work you are involved in. Blessings and peace, Tina

At 7:34am on 10th mo. 20, 2012, Clem Gerdelmann said…

What an adorable child - I imagine there's good cooking to be had in your part of the world. It's just the climate that I'm concerned about these days. Peace out.


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