Welcome to Somos Ohana Nicaragua

Somos Ohana is an all volunteer organization called to cooperate with groups or individuals seeking to improve their lives, especially those who are marginalized by socio-economic, political, cultural, or enviornmental conditions.

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The Flatbread Company Benefit - February 17, 2015

Time: 5pm - 10pm
Live Music by Ben Uyetake: 6pm - 7:30pm

Somos Ohana Nicaragua, a local non-profit group that builds schools and supplies physical therapy services and scholarships in rural northwestern Nicaragua, will hold a fundraiser at The Flatbread Company in Paia on Tuesday, Februrary 17. The event includes a silent auction with many valuable prizes.  Ben Uyetaka will play live music for the event.  A portion of the money from every pizza sold at the restaurant between 5:00 and 10:00 pm will be donated by The Flatbread Co. to the organization.

Volunteers of the Pukalani-based organization are preparing for their 16th consecutive summer of working with the people of small villages in the municipality of Villanueva, Department of Chinandega. During the summer of 2015 they will start another high school for remote and underserved rural villages where over 130 high school students have been attending classes only on Sundays and Wednesday afternoons in elementary school classrooms.

For more information, call: (808) 878-8015 or (808) 572-9898


What We Do

The community of Villanueva, in the northwestern part of Nicaragua, receives us each year as partners. We work with the local teachers, nurses, doctors, farmers, parents of children with special needs, to address a few of the many urgent needs they face each day.
2014 Newsletter

We have published our 2014 Newsletter.  Please click on the link below to read more about Somos Ohana Nicaragua.


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Mission Report 2011

2011 In Search for the Perfect Cow

Mission Report 2012

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We want to offer the gift of opportunity to children in rural communities.

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Our Focus is Helping

Somos Ohana is a non-profit corporation: Section 501(c)(3), registered in Hawaii. Donations are tax deductable.

For more information, to donate, or to volunteer, please contact Charlotte or Dan Flavin at:

Contact: Dan and Maura Flavin
Address: 69 A Ulunui Place
Pukalani, Hawaii, 96768
Telephone: (808) 572-9898
Email: Flav1@hawaiiantel.net

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