Quezalguaque, Nicaragua

Map Central America crpwas designated Brookline’s Sister City in 1987. Twenty nine years later the relationship continues to grow and expand. Today the Brookline Quezalguaque Sister City Project is involved in many different projects.

Among the initiatives currently supported by the BQSCP are the following:

  • the Quezalguaque library and mobile library
  • the first computer classroom in the region
  • special needs education
  • an arts program
  • health programs including efforts to identify the causes of an epidemic of chronic kidnet disease of unknown origin (CKDu) and to support care delivery and access for the local community.

Funding to support BQSCP projects in Quezalguaque are primarily a result of the generosity of the residents of Brookline. In addition, BQSCP has received contributions from Brookline Rotary, All Saints Parish, Saint Mary of the Assumption Parish, Fallon Ambulance, Friends of the Brookline Libraries, Friends of Brookline Public Health,  Sister and Johnny Foundation, Temple Ohabei Shalom, and Fundación Sueños (The Dreams Project).

More than 250 Brookline residents have visited Quezalguaque. If you’re interested in learning more about the BQSCP visit our history and initiative pages. If you would like to become involved in our health care, education or other projects, please contact us at brooklinesistercity@gmail.com and visit us on Facebook.

The Brookline-Quezalguaque Sister City Project is a tax exempt 501(c)(3) organization.  Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent permissible by law.