Our English teaching program is one of the core development projects at Casa-Nica due to its importance in Nicaragua and its overlap with almost all of our other projects. The ability to speak English is considered an essential and marketable skill in Nicaragua and the majority of Central and South America. Many employers consider the ability to speak English a very valuable skill and will actively seek potential employees who speak English. Almost every area of business in Nicaragua has some need of English, as the majority of international trade is conducted in English, and there is a huge tourism industry in Nicaragua where English is almost always used.
The English teaching program conforms to the Casa-Nica philosophy of working with existing organizations to enable them to better meet their goals. The principal organization that we are working within this project is a local nonprofit;