William Martinez, New Executive Director, Fundación Comunitaria La Isla (FCLI)

2021-05-27T11:26:49-05:00May 26th, 2021|Fundraising, News|

La Isla Network’s partner organization in Nicaragua, Fundación Comunitaria La Isla (FCLI), is excited to announce its new executive director, William Martinez. William is a public health expert and longtime LIN collaborator based in the community of La Isla, with extensive work supporting the communities affected by CKDnT. His appointment marks an exciting new chapter [...]

Help Nepal Breathe: La Isla Network Provides Assistance to NeDS in time of Covid Need

2021-05-26T16:08:33-05:00May 26th, 2021|Fundraising, News|

COVID-19 is creating a dire humanitarian crisis in Nepal. In the last two weeks of April alone cases skyrocketed by 668%, as hospitals have been forced to turn away patients due to lack of oxygen and lifesaving drugs. To support our partners at the Nepal Development Society, we’ve set up a funding portal on our [...]

Join our Fifth Pillar

2017-10-10T15:47:15-05:00July 1st, 2014|Fundraising|

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Meet the Lopez Family

2017-10-10T15:47:16-05:00November 19th, 2013|Fundraising|

Meet the Lopez brothers. Alvaro (left, age 29) and Jose-Luis (right, age 34) live in a community in the heart of the Nicaraguan sugar industry. Both work in the fields, cutting cane, applying pesticides, and seeding. Both have been diagnosed with the fatal disease CKDnT. Jose-Luis and his wife Isabella have three children: Felicia, 9, [...]

Evaluating, Improving and Expanding CKDnT Treatment: The Launch of our New Campaign

2017-10-10T15:47:17-05:00September 11th, 2013|Fundraising|

Greetings from León! { "projectids" : "14536", "ggtid" : "158781AE814A12F9EF2AE10F81100404" } Photographer Ed Kashi and I first met Jorge last January in his home in Chichigalpa, Nicaragua.  Jorge was an esteemed member of his community: a little league coach, a liaison between his community and the mayor’s office, and a devoted husband and father.  Jorge [...]

The Rainy Season

2017-10-10T15:47:17-05:00August 15th, 2013|Fundraising, Personal Story|

In Nicaragua, August marks the mid-point of el invierno - the rainy season - where almost daily, brief and tropical downpours break the humid air and soak the verdant landscape. More summer than winter, despite the name, by November the rain will give way to hotter, drier temperatures, just as sugarcane workers return to the [...]