Location: Nicaragua is located in Central America and is bordered by both the Caribbean Sea and the North Pacific Ocean. It is between Costa Rica and Honduras.
Population: 6.3 million (2019)
Major Languages: Spanish, English, Indigenous Languages
Religions: Roman Catholic 51.6%, Evangelical 33.9%, other 1.5%, unspecified 12.9%, none 0.2% (2016 est.)
Economy: Most of the people in the Barrio communities make less than $2 per day! Nicaragua, considered the poorest country in Central America and the second poorest in the Western Hemisphere, has widespread underemployment and poverty. Textiles and agriculture combined account for nearly 50% of Nicaragua’s exports. Beef, coffee, and gold are Nicaragua’s top three export commodities.
Currency: Córdoba (about 33 córdobas per U.S. dollar)
We normally schedule mission trips from Saturday to Saturday. Flights from the U.S. into Augusto C. Sandino International Airport in Managua arrive from lunch through early evening. We meet the team at the airport and provide safe transportation to León. The trip to León takes about two hours.
-Cerro Negro Volcano in León.
-Juan Venado Island in Poneloya Beach León (A boat is required for this
-Masaya Volcano National Park
-Shopping for local crafts at Masaya or León is also included in the day’s
(Choices for Friday activities will be determined by the team.)
(USA) 00 1 850-508-4497 | (NIC) 505 8430-7787