Building communities amid the crisis

Under the Weather As Latin America emerged as the epicenter of the pandemic five months ago, FNE International had to be flexible and momentarily shift away from regular programs to urgent humanitarian assistance. While we strive to pave sustainable paths to help communities get out of poverty, we knew it was imperative to provide solutions

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This New House – Mendez Vivas Family

For the past four years, the Mendez Vivas family have benefited from the housing program of our organization. Mercedes (mother, wife and teacher), expressed that April 2016 was a year of double blessing- the construction of their home began in their neighborhood of Puerta de Piedra when their daughter was just only a few weeks old.

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Living with Hope by Al Cipoletti

Does the world seem upside down? The United States and the rest of our planet are facing challenges that most alive today have never experienced. Businesses closed, people being furloughed, sickness and death; all with great uncertainty about what tomorrow will bring. Hospitals are at or beyond their breaking points with medical supplies becoming as

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Trip Reflections – Jon Hwang

Dear Michael and FNE International, Words cannot really capture all the thoughts and feelings that I had experienced while in Nicaragua.  Hopefully we were able to make a small impact on the communities we visited and the patients we treated.  However, I believe this trip and each of the people I encountered had a much

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FUCPE

Dreams and Struggles Children who want to advance themselves are confronted with the tremendous burden of liberating themselves from the cycle of poverty Download the full plan There is a tremendous desire for learning among the children who attend the FUCPE, a community school in Villa Caoba, La Romana, Dominican Republic. Our collaborations in the

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Dominican Republic School Expansion Project

In partnership with KaTo Architecture, we are raising $2.6 million to fund the construction of a new school in La Romana, DR.

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Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Dear Future Supporter, Thank you for taking the time to learn about this important cause. We are a group of medical professionals from Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts including PA-Cs, nurses, emergency technicians, physical therapists and more who have come together to serve a common cause. We are traveling with the nonprofit FNE

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NicaLove

Who is NicaLove? We support existing animal welfare organizations and NGO’s in Nicaragua by providing financial assistance, as well as, hands-on support for spay, neuter and wellness clinics. We support organizations with costs associated with rescuing and rehabilitating working animals and domesticated street animals. Through continued prevention and education of the population of Nicaragua, we

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Stony Brook PA Trip

Who are we? We are a group of 17 first year Physician Assistant Students from Stony Brook University located on Long Island, NY. We will be working alongside U.S. physicians and PAs, as well as a physician from Nicaragua on our medical mission. Our Project: For our medical mission, we will be traveling to a

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Leon Firefighters

Friends, Our Fire department has been in service of the community of León, Nicaragua for 67 years. We are a volunteer organization that survives thanks to donations. This time we have decided to launch this fundraising campaign and request your help to repair our ambulance. Nicaragua is going through a really tough moment in its

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Building a School in DR

Who Are We Helping? In 2012, FNE International facilitated the first art therapy trip to FUCPE, a community school located in Villa Hermosa, one of the poorest sections in La Romana, Dominican Republic, plagued with highest crime rates in some of the most dangerous neighborhoods in the province. Villa Hermosa has with a population of

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Cusco Trip

Dear Future Supporter, Thank you for taking the time to look into our group and to learn more about us! The majority of us are a group of PA (Physician Assistant) students that attend MCPHS University in Boston, MA. We have been participating in FNE –

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Nuevas Esperanzas x FNE International

Organizations work best when they support one another. Learn about how two such organizations, FNE International & Nuevas Esperanzas, are working together to bring water to Nicaraguan families on the Telica Volcano.

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Kaylo Littlejohn – Running 240 Miles for Nicaragua

This October Kaylo Littlejohn will run 238.3 consecutive miles through the deserts, canyons, and mountain ranges of Moab, Utah in the longest trail race in the United States. This event will take 3-4 days of continuous running and will consist of a total elevation gain greater than that of Mount Everest. Kaylo’s run is dedicated

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SPTLN

Medical care in limited-resource environments is challenging in all of the expected ways – insufficient equipment, minimal staffing, low inventory of medications – but also in its limited access to specialty services. Too often physicians in health posts or well-meaning practitioners on medical campaigns refer a family to seek follow-up care for their child with

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Sharon Trip

Update: Please Help Support 11 Cooks! Our July 24-August 1 trip to Nicaragua was postponed due to the uncertainties resulting from the ongoing political unrest there. We are happy to report that our combined group raised enough money to cover the costs of building a house for

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York PA Trip

The CUNY York Physician Assistant Class of 2019 with the guidance of PA professionals and FNE are undertaking an outreach mission to Nicaragua in August 2018. The York PA Program is a 28 month Masters level program located in Jamaica, NY that seeks to recruit

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July Peru Trip

We are a group of PA students & providers traveling to Peru through FNE-International on June 30th.  Together we will be working in clinics within the village of Chumbivilicas and its surrounding communities to provide healthcare to many people who are otherwise without access.

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Indiana 2018

Hi everyone!! First, thank you so much for taking the time to read about our upcoming journey! A few of my fellow medical students and I will be traveling to Nicaragua in 3 short weeks to serve a village in the area. Our trip will

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FNE UM

Thank you for coming to the fneUM donation page. fneUM the chapter of FNEI at the University of Michigan. Over the years, FNE international and the fneUM chapter have addressed issues concerning health, education, community development and empowerment. Community input shapes the annual projects fneUM takes part

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