Tag: nicaragua

Our two newest partner families in Nicaragua are grateful for your support

Our two newest partner families in Nicaragua are grateful for your support

Jose and Gloria are looking forward to raising their first born in a simple, decent home instead of this shack. New partner families in Nicaragua grateful for your support Jose and Gloria Since they met as a couple, Jose and Gloria have been living separately, each one in their parents’ house. They finally managed to […]

Huge Global Builders team bound for Peru has 65 volunteers from Mennonite church in Canada

Huge Global Builders team bound for Peru has 65 volunteers from Mennonite church in Canada

(Photo: Countryside Mennonite Church — located near Waterloo, Ontario, Canada — sent 68 volunteers to work in Nicaragua in February 2014, a trip that put the Fuller Center Global Builders program over the 2,000-volunteer mark. On Feb. 15, a 65-volunteer team will leave on a Global Builders trip to work with us in La Florida, […]

David Snell’s “The Tattered Passport” now available in E-book format

David Snell’s “The Tattered Passport” now available in E-book format

In September of 2018, Fuller Center for Housing President David Snell released “The Tattered Passport” in paperback through Amazon. With a cover price of $15, proceeds of the book go to The Fuller Center’s work of helping people have simple, decent places to live. Today, “The Tattered Passport” was made available in a electronic format […]

Our Fuller Center kids are growing up — and that’s what it’s all about

Our Fuller Center kids are growing up — and that’s what it’s all about

(Photo: We met Cindy and Manuel, above, during our first exploratory visit to Nicaragua. They captured our hearts, and their family would become the first to move from a shack to a new Fuller Center home in Las Peñitas, Nicaragua.) Often when we think of a house, we picture walls, a roof, windows, doors and […]

LEGACY BUILD 2018: International leaders enhance perspective by volunteering in U.S.

LEGACY BUILD 2018: International leaders enhance perspective by volunteering in U.S.

(Photo: Haiti’s Geral Joseph with Peru’s Vitaliano Enriquez) Volunteers with the Fuller Center’s Global Builders program have contributed greatly to the home-building efforts in countries around the world — including such places as Haiti, Peru and Nicaragua. Representatives of those three Fuller Center for Housing international partners are in Americus, Georgia, this week helping Americans […]

Professor uses Global Builders trips to broaden students’ perspective

Professor uses Global Builders trips to broaden students’ perspective

For Associate Professor of Business and Economics Henrique Cezar, Fuller Center Global Builders trips are more than just a chance for his students from Vermont’s Johnson State College to practice civic engagement and do some good in the world. They also are an opportunity to expose the students to diversity and cultural differences. After leading […]

Scott Brand: This literally takes team-building to another level

Scott Brand: This literally takes team-building to another level

As a corporate executive, Scott Brand has seen more than his fair share of team-building exercises, meetings, retreats and seminars. Each has its benefits, but unlikely at the level a literal building experience with The Fuller Center for Housing can provide. However, the Fuller Center Global Builders trip he made to build homes in Nicaragua […]