Tim Trusz

About Tim Trusz

Tim began working with Social Entrepreneur Corps in 2007 as a participant in the June 2007 program. Impressed with the work being done and enamored with Guatemala’s culture and people Tim stayed beyond the month long duration of the program. With the support of foreign and Guatemalan staff, Tim has climbed the ranks from intern to his current position as Country Director of Nicaragua. Since 2010, Tim has worked with community organizations and entrepreneurs in creating access to essential products, services, information and technologies throughout rural Nicaragua. Prior to joining the Social Entrepreneur Corps team, Tim received a B.A. in International Development from Clark University in 2006.
“It’s kind of fun to do the impossible.” -Walt Disney

Welcome Stephen!

Stephen MacDonagh, a senior  from The College of William and Mary (a long time partner of ours), arrived in Ecuador at the beginning of September to participate in the Flex Social Innovator Program and support our team in the implementation of our MicroConsignment Model (MCM) innovation.  He is already now working closely with Euliria, an […]

By |October 9th, 2013|Flex Volunteer, Nicaragua|Comments Off on Welcome Stephen!

Milestone Moment

Let’s start out with an all too unfortunately familiar story…

Serving thousands of youth since 1992, Asosciación Pro Ayuda a la Niñez Nicaragüense (APAN)(Dirimaba, Nicaragua), led by Ronalds Mendieta Gutiérrez, has, not surprisingly, had to face some tough challenges along the way.  A sharp decrease in international funding as a result of the 2008 financial crisis […]

By |September 24th, 2013|Flex Volunteer, Nicaragua|Comments Off on Milestone Moment