Minnesota Governors gathered in April to celebrate the NICACED program with visitor David Kone and enjoyed a fireside chat with Opportunity CEO Atul Tandon. Insight trips to Nicaragua and strong church partnerships with Christ Presbyterian Church (CPC) and Wayzata Community Church (WCC) have resulted in an expanded Governors Community who support Opportunity in unique ways—making corporate supply chain connections for the Yucca processing plant and Skyping with Emprendedora High School students in the E2 English Exchange program. Most recently, the Governors Community gathered in prayer for our clients and staff affected by the civil unrest in Nicaragua. One Minnesota Governor offered this prayer:
“Come, Lord Jesus, and meet the people of Nicaragua. Replace the suffering with your hand of mercy and compassion. Right the wrongs, Lord. May all of us know how to respond. Bring leaders to this nation who want what you want. Protect your people who are called by your name. Amen.”
Thank you to our Minnesota Governors, and our Governors around the country, who continue to support our work around the world.