Here is what your generous donation could provide for a child in Limon 1, Tola, Nicaragua:

  • With a US$25 per month donation for one year, one student could afford to purchase two sets of school uniforms and the necessary books, backpack and school supplies to fully engage in her school experience.
  • With a US$50 a month donation for an entire year, one student could afford to purchase two sets of school uniforms and the necessary books, backpack, school supplies, as well as an entire year of healthcare protection including a bi-monthly visit to our clinic, medicine as needed, nutritional assistance with vitamins and supplements, and a vaccination program. This level of giving provides a student with the comprehensive resources needed to succeed in school and beyond.

Sponsorship Changes the Lives of Children and Their Sponsors

Through one-on-one sponsorships, our Padrino Program creates meaningful connections and lasting relationships. The resulting friendships turn human compassion into real-world solutions, giving supporters like you a glimpse into the joy your gifts make possible.

When you begin your sponsorship, you’ll see the tangible effects of your generosity in a child’s daily life. You will celebrate his or her progress and share the struggles and triumphs of childhood.

How the Program Works

Two times a year our program coordinator will communicate by email about the progress he or she is making in school. These messages will also include a report from the doctor on the child’s current developmental and nutritional status. You can get your child’s picture and share personal information, encouragement and inspiration that you believe will help the child to grow as a person and to improve his or her performance at school.

We can also set up a Skype video conference with your sponsored child so you can practice your Spanish and help your child to learn basic English. This virtual visit is a life-changing experience for our Padrinos and children on this commmunity. You not only will be the sole sponsor for this disadvantaged child, but also a mentor and role model. Your credit card will be charged monthly for the amount you choose.  You can cancel your monthly donation at any time by contacting us, no problem.  At that time we will find a new sponsor for your child. At the end of the year we will send you a donation summary receipt for your tax filing.

Children Who Need Sponsors

These three brothers are in desperate need of finding a Padrino.

Their father, Jose Gabriel Ruiz works only when he finds work in the field. The days that he works, he only manages to earn 100 córdobas, making it impossible for his children to attend school. They barely have enough to eat.

Their mother, Sandra Martinez abandoned them before Tropical Storm Nate hit the area and they still do not know her whereabouts.

If you would like to give these children the opportunity to receive much-needed support, please click below and start your sponsorship.

More kids who need sponsors:


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If You Would Like To Make a Regular or One-Time Contribution, Select The Level You Would Like To Join

Become a Hacendado

With a magnanimous donation of $5,000 or more, we would like to place your name on a plaque at the Clinic. We will also send you a voucher for two free nights accommodations at the nearby, gorgeous Rancho Santana resort on the Pacific coast (, a special handmade gift from Nicaragua, and a coffee table book directly to your home as our thank you.

Become a Ranchero

With a donation of $1,000 or more, we will send you a special handmade gift from Nicaragua, and a Clinic t-shirt as our thank you. Your donation will help us toward our goals of expanding the clinic facility and programs like the “combat diabetes club”.

Become a Paisano

With a donation of $250 or more, you will help us afford all the items on the community and Clinic’s wish list. We greatly appreciate your time and thoughtfulness, and we would like to send you a special Clinic t-shirt as our thank you.

Become an Amigo

Feel free to select the amount that you want to donate and make it a recurrent donation if you want.



Thank you for supporting our clinic!

Julia Guth
Chair of the Board
The Roberto Clemente Health Clinic
410-223-2630 |

Lorena Cernadas
Executive Assistant
The Roberto Clemente Health Clinic
(410) 369-0512 |