In Nicaragua, Humanity & Inclusion supported projects led by Visíon Inclusiva, which aimed to improve the lives of people with diabetes in Masaya and Estelí. Humanity & Inclusion has ended its actions in the country.
World Diabetes Day, blood sugar tests | © HI
In Nicaragua, Humanity & Inclusion supported projects led by the NGO, Visíon Inclusiva, which aimed to improve living conditions for more than 29,000 people suffering from diabetes and high blood pressure in the departments of Masaya and Estelí. The organisation notably contributed to training education officers who led awareness-raising sessions and ensured that people with diabetes and high blood pressure receive better care-management. The organisation also provided technical and financial support for clubs of people with diabetes and high blood pressure, and held meetings between professionals in the field of chronic non-communicable diseases.
In addition, Humanity & Inclusion promoted the inclusion of children with disabilities in schools in Masaya County. The organisation stressed the importance of schooling for children with disabilities, encouraged families to play a vital role in their education and trained teachers in educational methods adapted to children with disabilities
Humanity & Inclusion has ended its actions in Nicaragua.