Live with a local family and enjoy
4 hours of private class per day,
taught completely in Spanish.
Our community, El Lagartillo, was formed as a farming
co-operative as part of the Sandinista revolution in 1980.
La Escuela Hijos de Maiz was formed with the same spirit
of community and operates as a project that involves and benefits the people of El Lagartillo.
Visit us in the foothills of the mountains in the northern
part of the department of Leon via public bus or private transport.
Explore our photo gallery to learn more about life “en el campo,”
our school and the community projects we’ve supported over the years.