La Semilla Ministries

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From Vision to Action!

June 6, 2017

In May of each year we host a field day for all the producers from the Carazo region. It’s a great event to start off a new growing season and…

Building Relationships

June 6, 2017

One thing we’ve learned over the years of working here in Nicaragua in ag-development is that we can only relate to people from a position of trust.  We’ve worked hard…

Successful Harvest begins with Quality Seed

February 3, 2017

A main objective of La Semilla Ministries has been to make available quality seed to producers of all levels of production. Since we work with small producers (less than 8…

The move to Jinotepe

December 7, 2016

The year 2016 has brought many changes again to La Semilla Ministries and a big one was a change in the location of our office and main place of operations.…

Suiting Up For Safety

December 7, 2016

Suiting up for Safety   In July of 2016, La Semilla Ministries signed a memorandum of agreement with TECHNOSERVE, an American non-profit focused on agriculture development. Our mutual goal is…

What is La Semilla Ministries all about anyway?

October 8, 2016

La Semilla Ministries, Carazo, Nicaragua It’s always a joy to share in depth how we define Agriculture Development in Nicaragua. In 2007 La Semilla Ministries was born in the minds…

Rob & Leslee Oudman’s August2016 news

August 21, 2016

Rob & Leslee’s news: Development work: the long road.    Saludos de Nicaragua!Each day I awake, enjoying the energy that God gives us to serve Him in practical ways in…

The Third World

June 4, 2016

Did you know the term Third World was coined during the Cold War of the 1950’s to define allegiance of the world’s nations in respect to the world super powers…

Bean Marketing and Sales

March 11, 2016

          A visit to the planta procesadora UNAG (UNAG processing plant) in Jinotepe, Carazo gives one a much closer look at the frijoles, or beans, that…

Reflections from Postrera 2015

February 25, 2016

         This February the Carazo province of Nicaragua is hot and getting hotter.  Strong winds lift dust off of fallow summer fields and bring it into our houses and blow it…