Welcome at Vivir Juntos!

The Vivir Juntos Foundation supports a home community for youth and adults with learning difficulties in Juigalpa, Nicaragua. We believe that every person has valuable talents, and that we all need each other and can learn from each other.

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Living together

Vivir Juntos literally means ‘Living Together’. People with and without learning difficulties will be living together as equally valued housemates. This will create the atmosphere of a community home rather than a care home. In addition, the home community will work towards reaching out into the neighbourhood by bringing neighbours into contact with the talents of the residents of the community home which could lead to a mutually more positive image with respect to each other.

On this website you will find information about the project in Juigalpa and the foundation in the Netherlands. Follow us also on Facebook!

Would you like to financially support the project?  We’d welcome your donation on account NL 10 TRIO 0390 9437 11 of Stichting Vivir Juntos, Leiden.

Lees hier het laatste nieuws en onze Juigalpa blog

Hoe het begint

Sorry, this entry is only available in Dutch. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language.... Read More

Rob as a volunteer

Rob wrote two weeks ago: “Let me introduce myself. I am Rob Hennekens (61) and live in Groningen in the Netherlands. Read More

Nicaragua update

Nicaragua is going through hard times. Especially in the bigger cities (Managua, Masaya, Leon, Matagalpa, Jinotepe and others) people cannot be sure about their lives. Since mid April people have taken to the... Read More

Stimulation – the Sonrise method

In our community home we would like to offer our residents more than clothes and board and lodging. We want them to feel that we appreciate them and that we value them. Loyda... Read More


The Vivir Juntos board started work in 2015 and in October of the year Astrid left for Nicaragua to start establishing the community home in Juigalpa. Read More