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Our ministry model at 18ten hinges on partnering with local Christians committed to carrying out the work of serving the underprivileged children in their communities. We are honored to work with the following group of individuals who are daily serving the children at The Oasis of Grace Christian Academy in Jinotepe, Nicaragua. 

Pedro Lopez, Director

On staff since: 2015

Qualifications: 

  • B.A. in Primary Education, Franklin D. Roosevelt School of Education
  • B.A. Mathematics, UNAN
  • M.A. Probability and Statistics, UEA
  • Associate’s Degree in Christian Education/Bible, Louisiana Baptist University
  • 40+ years of teaching experience at secondary and post-secondary levels.

Hazel Lopez, Teacher

On staff since: 2015

Qualifications: 

  • Civil Engineering, UNI
  • Touristic Development, UCA
  • Associate’s Degree in Christian Education/Bible, Louisiana Baptist University
  • 12+ years of teaching experience at primary, secondary, and post-secondary levels.

Eloisa Gaitán, Teacher

On staff since: 2015

Qualifications: 

  • B.A. in Pedagogy, University of Matin Luther
  • Associate’s Degree in Christian Education/Bible, Louisiana Baptist University

Valeska, Teacher

On staff since: 2019

Moises Díaz, P.E.

On staff since: 2015

Qualifications:

  • B.A. in Economics, UNAN

 Brenda Vargas, Maintenance

On staff since: 2019

“I like coming to Oasis because we listen to God’s Word, we sing, and we get help with our schoolwork. They taught me how to read. “

january, 9 yrs.

We would love to answer any questions about Oasis of Grace Christian Academy and share more about how you can get involved!