San Carlos: Turn on the Water

A remarkably diverse community with some residents living adjacent to a paved highway while other homes are accessible only on foot. San Carlos is a well-organized community with all the feelings of rural Nicaragua, yet only a 6-minute ride to the bustling city of Leon.

Project Status Finished

Project Stats

Total Cost:


Amount of Pipe:

11+ Kilometers

Number Served:

165 homes and 600+ people


10,000 gallons per day

Volunteer Hours:



San Carlos

This sprawling community is where we implemented our second Turn On the Water project…

Our Model

Water & Sanitation

It is a two-year process to provide this basic need that is vital to human flourishing. Once clean water is flowing, a modern bathroom project follows. 


Eta and Lota - Two Hurricanes in Two Weeks

SuNica staff & the Leon/Chinandega was spared the worst. Not so for NE Nicaragua. This blog will be updated as Hurricane updates become available.