Teltpetlapan's Community is graduating

 In 2018, the community has transitioned from sponsorship to self-sufficiency and World Vision is no longer on site. Local people and organizations have been equipped to take over and lead the community's development - and that is something to celebrate!

With the help of your generous and loving support, life in Teltpetiapan has transformed. Children and families are much stronger now. The community has met its goals, and its members are working together to tackles new ones. Your support will have a lasting impact for years to come.

The community of Teltpetlapan is located to the northeast of Nicaragua's capital city, Managua. Average temperatures range between 21℃ and 30℃ , but sometimes reach over 40°C. There is a distinct dry season from November to April. The terrain is divided into two distinct zones. The first is mountainous and hilly, and the second is characterized by flat lands and plains. The Malacatoya River affects some community by threatening to isolate them during the rainy season. Subsistence agricultural production is the main economic activity. Many households do not have latrines and access to safe water.
Thanks to the generosity of Canadian sponsors like you, life in Teltpetiapan has improved. Your support will have a lasting impact for years to come. Let’s celebrate these accomplishments!   

Child Protection
  • 1 child parliament is empowering young people to advocate for their rights and participate in community decisions
  • 15 schools were renovated to create a safer and stimulating learning environment for students
  • 219 children received the resources they need to learn including school fees, supplies, books and uniforms
  • 35 teachers learned child-friendly teaching methods to improve the quality of education for children
  • 64 children are getting extra help to improve their reading and writing through camps and classes
Results achieved from October 2017 to September 2018
  • 1.6% of children were suffering from acute malnutrition in 2016 decreasing from 6.1% in 2012, this condition is called wasting and can impair the imune system, leading to increased severity of infectious diseases
  • 2.6% of children were underweight according to their age, as a result of malnutrition in 2016 significantly decreasing from 6.1% in 2012.

Explore Teltpetlapan

current conditions

To protect the privacy of children, this map shows only the general area of the community, not the exact location.

Celebrate with Teltpetlapan

Today, the community has transitioned from sponsorship to self-sufficiency. Because of the dedication and partnership of Canadians like you, the community is empowered and ready to continue developing on its own—and that’s something to celebrate!
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Life cycle of a sponsorship community

Teltpetlapan has completed Phase 3 in 2018

PHASE 3: Enhance sustainability

Children and families enjoy improved living conditions. They're ready to become independent and continue the work you helped start. We invite you to help another child and community!