Manna Project International

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Managua, Nicaragua via
Contact
Person: 
Lori Scharffenberg
Email: 
info [at] mannaproject [dot] org

MPI (Manna Project International) is a registered US non-profit with a collaborative community-based approach to development, characterized by a holistic approach and a strong focus and educational excellence.

In Managua, MPI works with empoverished people living in La Chureca, a large garbage dump (see photo).

Also works in Guatemala and Ecuador.

Details
People: 
college-aged volunteers, enthusiastic about being part of the ongoing community development
Commitment: 
short-term and 13 month volunteer programs available
Skills: 
volunteers are encouraged to contribute their skills pertaining to sport, art, childcare, entrepreneurship, construction, and other fields
Money: 
300 USD / week for springbreak program; 900 USD / 4 weeks for summer program, including everything but flight

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la Chureca, Managua, Nicaragua


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