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Fabretto 2017 Nicaragua Service Trip Infor Meeting

March 22 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

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Fabretto 2017 Nicaragua Service Trip

Saturday July 29th to Sunday August 6th

 

Informational Meetings (You only need to attend ONE):

  • Wednesday, March 22 at 6:30 pm, Fr. Jack Wall Mission Center, 711 W Monroe, Room: 21
  • Sunday, March 26 at 6:15 pm, Fr. Jack Wall Mission Center, 711 W Monroe, Room: 21

 

Who should participate?

Any adult looking for a life enhancing experience helpings others to break the cycle of poverty while enjoying the beautiful mountain surroundings of northern Nicaragua.  Spanish language skills are not required.

 

What will volunteers do?

Participants will work alongside a well-established organization committed to improving the lives of others.  The work will be done in remote communities that are served by Fabretto’s network of schools and education centers.  Typical projects include:  school gardens that feed the students; the construction of school facilities like kitchens, playgrounds, and hand-washing stations; working with small business initiatives that teach community members skills and entrepreneurism. The trip’s flexible structure also allows volunteers with specific skills, talents, and backgrounds to share their interests (i.e., healthcare, education, sports, arts & crafts, etc.) with the kids and residents in the communities where we work.

 

Where?

Most of the time will be spent in the northern city of Cusmapa with stops at other Fabretto centers. The trip also includes sightseeing excursions to the Spanish colonial city of Granada and to areas like the Mombacho Cloud Forest and Lake Nicaragua.

 

When?

Saturday July 29th to Sunday August 6th, 2017

 

Why participate?  

The experience of helping others while enjoying the camaraderie of like-minded folks.  Be a part of the Old St. Pats family that has been travelling to Nicaragua for over 10 years!

 

If you are interested in sharing the life-changing experience of serving the poor of Nicaragua through Fabretto, please join us at one of our information meetings.  Trip details, accommodations and logistics, volunteer expectations, and much more will be discussed.  Reservations are on a first come first serve basis and are limited to the first 20 participants.  

 

To receive information about the 2016 trip if you cannot attend one of the meetings, please contact Kelsey McCarty at kelsey.mcc3@gmail.com  or call (719) 659-9370.

 

For more information about Fabretto and the work that they do in Nicaragua, please visit their website at www.fabretto.org.

 

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Details

Date:
March 22
Time:
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

Beth Marek
Phone:
312.831.9361
Email:
elizabethm@oldstpats.org

Venue

Fr. Jack Wall Mission Center, Room 21
711 West Monroe Street
Chicago, IL 60661 United States
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