February 2011 - Small Steps Project

La Joya Dump, Granada, Nicaragua, First Visit

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I found it incredible that only an hour’s drive away from La Chureca dump in Managua was another dump, La Joya (The Jewel) in Granada. Here we found children and families scavenging but less of a drugs problem, no hostility, no violence towards us and bizarrely no other projects, NGOs or missionaries. So why is it that on the dump where there are projects the situation is worse than on one where there are none? I suspect that some of…

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