Community Improvement, Capacity Building

Friends of Kairos Nicaragua Inc

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Woodbury, MN


Friends of Kairos Nicaragua is dedicated to contributing to the building of a world of justice and love. By gathering peoples in their local communities, in the community and culture of another, or at the Kairos Center in Managua, Nicaragua, we use pedagogies based on participatory education, believing that we are all teachers, all students, all gifted with tools that are necessary for creating a just and loving world. We accomplish our goals primarily by helping communities in the developing world to realize their strengths, to formulate their goals, and organize to accomplish them. These communities do this together with communities from other cultures who work side by side with them to change our world.

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Carl L Scheider

Main Address

10953 Thone Rd

Woodbury, MN 55129 USA


Development, Community Organization, Community Building





Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Community, Neighborhood Development, Improvement (S20)

Community, Neighborhood Development, Improvement (S20)

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