Global Activism: Helping the Deaf in Nicaragua

May 10, 2007

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Each Thursday, in our Global Activism series, we meet an individual who's decided to work to make the world a better place.

is the second poorest nation in the Western Hemisphere, and for the deaf population in Nicaragua, the situation there is especially dire.   

Marie Coppola is the founder and co-chair of Manos Unidas.

It's an organization that gives grants to deaf people and their families in Nicaragua.

Marie told Jerome how she got involved in Nicaragua.