Earth Education Project

We are a UK registered charity who run an employability scholarship programme for women from marginalised areas in Managua, Nicaragua. We started as a crafts charity creating products from 100% recycled paper to provide an income for women living in La Chureca, Central America’s largest open-air rubbish dump.

We’ve evolved since we first started in 2009, and have developed a comprehensive educational methodology to offer long-term and sustainable solutions to the lack of opportunities many women face in La Chureca and other deprived neighbourhoods. We combine income with education over our year-long scholarship programme to offer training on skills needed for full-time employment. Why? To provide women with a stable income and therefore the possibility to escape the devastating cycle of poverty.

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To find out more about how the crisis has affected us and to support us our new programme please visit our NEWS section and our DONATE page.

OUR GOALS FOR 2019

Our goal is to support 320 women this year. The 2019 courses start on March 14th. These are cost-free, include a stipend to assure assistance, and a series of milestone commitments to maintain enrollment. The programs include subjects and soft-skills such as: literacy, communication, self-esteem, team-work, labor orientation, life planning and financial planning.

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