Nicaraguan immigrants from Houston will receive Christmas baskets that will be delivered this Sunday by the Nicaraguan American Foundation for Development and Culture (FUNADEC) in coordination with The Libre Initiative.
“300 Christmas baskets will be distributed to low-income immigrant families and will contain rice, beans, cereal, a turkey and juices among other foods,” explained Manuel Prado, member of FUNADEC.
These baskets are part of the donation of a ton and a half of food made by Productos Goyas to help immigrant families, especially newcomers who struggle to survive.
Also, these families will participate in a survey to fully understand their needs, as well as learn about English classes and training workshops on how to start their own legal business in the United States. . These classes and training are free.
“What these entrepreneurship workshops are looking for is to improve the conditions of new immigrants who have arrived in the United States, who want to start their own business and don’t know how,” added Prado.
Many Nicaraguans who recently immigrated are another type of immigrant, many are trained professionals, who all they need is to speak functional English and know about the permits needed to start any kind in business, like fritanga, said Prado. sent to 11777 Katy Freeway, where people interested in English and business training courses can apply for these courses or do it online by visiting the FUNADEC website.