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A Christian Ministry Building the Kingdom With the People of Nicaragua R ainbow N etwork Why are the needs so great in Nicaragua? Chronic Poverty 75-85% Malnutrition in Children Unemployment Over 50 % Infrastructure Missing
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A Christian Ministry Building the Kingdom With the People of Nicaragua RainbowNetwork
Why are the needs so great in Nicaragua? Chronic Poverty 75-85% Malnutrition in Children Unemployment Over 50 % Infrastructure Missing
Building HousesStarting Family BusinessesTeaching Children Health Care and Nutrition Centers What is Rainbow Network?Christian Partnership
How is Rainbow Network helping people help themselves? Thousands of volunteers organize & provide labor Small costs on clothing, doctors, and medicine Homes built by community
Why Provide Housing?Natural Disasters Left Thousands Homeless Huts made of sticks, stones, and mud Impossible to protect food supply
New House, New Hope600 Houses Completed! Hundreds more houses are planned. Cement block, concrete floor, metal roof, garden, latrine, wood stove
Why provide Economic Development? Coffee Market Collapsed 50% earn less than $2 per day Over 50% unemployment
Micro-loans provide business opportunities 22 Business Categories Offered for loans Business Training High Re-payment rate
How great are the medical needs in rural Nicaragua? 1 of 22 children dies before age 5 3 of 10 Nicaraguans suffer from malnutrition 1 of 2 cannot get essential medicines
How is Rainbow Network meeting basic medical needs? Weekly clinics Feeding nearly 12,000 per day Public Health Special Medical Needs Patients
Why is education difficult in rural Nicaragua? Schools not accessible in rural communities No teachers or materials Poverty & Malnutrition lessens mental capacity
How is Rainbow Network Improving Education? Cottage Schools High School Sponsorships Teachers & Supplies
Sponsor 5 High School Students$125 per month - $1500 per year Your sponsorship will provide 2 uniforms, shoes, backpack, school supplies, transportation and tuition.
Fund a Micro-Loan Bank $250 per month - $3000 per year Your gift will fund a Micro-Loan bank serving 20 families.
Sponsor a Feeding Center$350/month - $4,200/year Your partnership will operate an entire community feeding center for a year.
Sponsor a Village $20,000 a year for three years • Rainbow Network currently operates seven networks that serve 124 rural communities or villages. • Sponsorship provides healthcare, education, and economic development for approximately 450 individuals, or about 100 families. • Funding your sponsorship can be arranged monthly, quarterly, or annually.
We can build the Kingdom Together Rainbow Network