By Abdelia Estrada -- Fondo Natura (FUNDENIC) in collaboration with several private enterprises, NGOs and diplomatic representatives of Nicaragua, organized the first Carrera Verde, or Green Race, that included a 5km run, an environmental festival and a reforestation project. This ecological outreach was realized with the help of various local businesses and organizations.
The race was held on the 13th of May, with the start and finish line in the parking lot of the mall of the Galerias Santo Domingo. The environmental festival was held over two days starting the day prior to the race in the area next to the Galeria parking lot. Admittance was free and included a concert where the participants enjoyed the music of La Cuneta Son Machin, Katia Cardenal, Phillip Montalvan, Malos Habitos and many more.
|Directors of the blueEnergy Managua and Bluefields offices|
The reforestation days will be led be volunteers of the civil society of environmental commitment, volunteers of the sponsors, runners of the Green Race and students from the colleges and universities.
|Lal Marandin, coordinator of the bE Managua office shaking hands with the German ambassador|