Wheelchairs for Nicaragua


Posted on 06. Dec, 2018 by Holly Wilson

It was a great week for some fortunate Nicaraguan families who received much needed wheelchairs.

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Global Glimpse in Nicaragua


Posted on 28. Sep, 2017 by Holly Wilson

My interest was piqued, “a program focusing on experiential learning”, that brings High School students to Nicaragua each summer? I had ... Continue Reading

Teaching English in Nicaragua


Posted on 26. Sep, 2017 by Gran Pacifica

Teaching English in Nicaragua with Weslingc Rojas

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Working Together to Help Prevent Kidney Disease


Posted on 22. Aug, 2017 by Gran Pacifica

"Help Them Help Themselves" foundation and the international, non-profit organization "Bridge of Life", led by Sara Hendren and Katie ... Continue Reading

Operation Blackboard at Villa El Carmen Communities


Posted on 14. Aug, 2017 by Gran Pacifica

One eye is covered with a paper paddle, and the teacher or child is asked to read letters on a chart across the room. Some can do it, ... Continue Reading

A Life Changing Experience


Posted on 03. Aug, 2017 by Gran Pacifica

The 8th grade students from Westerly High School in Long Beach, California, U.S.A., took a journey 5,000 kilometers south to ... Continue Reading

Buen Viaje Corbin


Posted on 12. Jul, 2017 by Gran Pacifica

Corbin Hiebert first found her way to Nicaragua through her father, Patrick Hiebert, who is Vice President of Sales and Marketing with ... Continue Reading

Wheelchair Donation


Posted on 10. Jul, 2017 by Gran Pacifica

Social responsibility is one of many priorities for Gran Pacifica, and every year we are tackling more projects. One of the largest and most successful projects ... Continue Reading

The municipality of Villa El Carmen and Gran Pacifica work together in the construction of the Roberto Clemente III Clinic.


Posted on 20. Jun, 2017 by Gran Pacifica

Thanks to the partnerships being created in Nicaragua, thousands of families who reside in rural communities in the ... Continue Reading

Follow up Story: Elkin Fonseca Zapata


Posted on 13. Jun, 2017 by Holly Wilson

Long time friends of Gran Pacifica Resort may remember the journey of Elkin Zapata and his Grandmother, when 10 years ago, they ... Continue Reading

Mercedes Somarriba "Coming home"


Posted on 31. May, 2017 by Holly Wilson

Mercedes Somarriba has finally returned to her native Nicaraguan home, and is very happy to be back. More importantly, after all her ... Continue Reading

Love Light + Melody


Posted on 22. May, 2017 by Holly Wilson

The music was loud and good. Kids are playing lacrosse, and there are kites flying above the heaps of trash. Children are blowing bubbles, and faces are getting ... Continue Reading

Dr. Andrea Martinez,  Interview with Holly Wilson


Posted on 12. May, 2017 by Holly Wilson

Dr. Andrea Martinez has a natural curiosity about other countries and cultures, and it is because of this, in large part, why she is ... Continue Reading

Gran Pacifica Volunteer Team Visits Local School


Posted on 25. Apr, 2017 by Adam McGeehan

During the final week of March, which was full of volunteerism for the Gran Pacifica staff and partner groups, several members of the medical mission took a break ... Continue Reading

Gran Pacifica and Others Clean Up San Diego River


Posted on 19. Apr, 2017 by Adam McGeehan

 On the morning of March 29th, around a dozen volunteers cleaned up the San Diego River, which runs along the property line of Gran Pacifica Beach ... Continue Reading