Sustaining Communities, Connecting Cultures

Not Just Travel, transformation

  • Not Just Aid, Impact

    ViviendasLeón sustains communities by creating and implementing comprehensive and innovative projects that address the underlying complexity of poverty in Nicaragua and the developing world.  |  See How

  • Not Just Travel, Transformation

    ViviendasLeón connects school groups, students and family groups with communities in Nicaragua through a travel program that develops global citizenship by direct participation in projects, home-stays and local travel.  |  See How

Headquartered in San Francisco, CA and León, Nicaragua, ViviendasLeón works to alleviate rural poverty in Nicaragua and improve understanding through cultural exchange, service learning and travel.

"All around, a top-notch organization in the U.S. and Nicaragua. You have built a fantastic program that has a clear impact on all involved. I had a rewarding, enriching time."
Tom Wadbrook, high school teacher, Drew School, March 2007