Join us in changing the lives of the people along the Rio San Juan in Nicaragua. Working closely with Nicaragua's Ministry of Health, San Juan Rio Relief provides free medical services and supplies to the poor communities along the Rio San Juan. Click the donate button below or here for more info on how to help.
The Rio San Juan brings life to many forgotten villages in southern Nicaragua. The people have lived a simple life for many years. Their lives are dependent on the river. It is their transportation. The derive their food from the river. They bathe in the river, wash clothes in the river. They play in the river, use its water for cooking and drinking. And dispose waste in the river.
At left is a map of the southeast region of Nicaragua. The four clinics we currently support are located at the communities of Boca de Sabalos, El Castillo, Las Maravillas and Buena Vista. In some cases, patients are transported to San Carlos for surgery.