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Who we are

 

Founded in 1978, NSC works in solidarity with Nicaraguan organisations and social movements fighting for social and economic justice by promoting and seeking support for their activities in the UK.

Promoting Nicaragua and Fairtrade, Nicaraguan giant puts in an appearance at a Fairtrade Fortnight event, South Bank, LondonPromoting Nicaragua and Fairtrade, Nicaraguan giant puts in an appearance at a Fairtrade Fortnight event, South Bank, London

Trade union linking is carried out through our sister organisation, the Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign Action Group (NSCAG).

NSC is made up of over 400 individual members throughout the UK. In addition Wales NSC and 13 other local organisations with twinning links and projects in Nicaragua are affiliated to NSC.

Our funding comes from affiliations, donations, sales, raffles, appeals, sponsored events, film shows and other activities.

NSC has three part time staff in London. Our Annual General Meeting elects a Board of Trustees made up of a chair, treasurer and up to 13 other members.

NSC is a limited company registered in England and Wales. Company registration number: 2093384. Registered office: 86 Durham Rd, London N7 7DT

NSC is also a charity, registered in September 2004. Charity number: 1106881 Registered office: 86 Durham Rd, London N7 7DT

The charitable objects are:
a)       To address economic disadvantage in Nicaragua through the channelling of material and moral support to partner organisations and communities and the sharing of solidarity with these organisations and communities.
b)       To educate the public in the UK on social and economic issues affecting Nicaragua.