Why Women Like Cándida Are Not Alone

By Lydia Caldera, AMOS Health & Hope Development Coordinator Agustín Malueños, the health promoter in his community of El Cedro, in the South Caribbean Coast of Nicaragua, knows that it’s a big decision for any woman in a rural community in Nicaragua to leave her home to give birth. Concerns about care for children who […]

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Celebrating Birthdays:
Newborn Babies and AMOS’ 10th Anniversary

By Natalie Walter AMOS Health & Hope Communications Coordinator When a baby is born, we celebrate! This joyous occasion marks the beginning of something new and beautiful, and is a day that will be celebrated every year to come. Birthdays give us a moment to remember with joy when loved ones began their lives, and […]

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Newborn Babies and AMOS’ 10th Anniversary
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Thank You for Supporting AMOS Health and Hope’s Zika Prevention Kits

Did you know that the mosquito is the most deadly animal in the world? The mosquito kills more people than any other animal? (See this article for more info!) The Zika virus is also transmitted by mosquitoes! And while symptoms are minor for most people and doesn’t kill people, if a pregnant woman gets Zika, […]

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Empowering Communities to Tackle the Effects of Climate Change –
We Are In This Together!

By Maria Grant and Natalie Walter ¡Leer esta historia en español! Climate Change is a Social Justice Issue These days perhaps more than ever, we see tragedies caused by natural disasters over and over again in the news. Communities all over the Americas and the Caribbean are facing hurricanes, wildfires, flooding, and other forces beyond […]

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We Are In This Together!
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Webinar: The Key to Health for All

By Natalie Walter AMOS Health & Hope Communications Coordinator At AMOS, we love telling the story of a community coming together to recognize a problem they face and decide how to use their own resources, knowledge, and passion to solve their community’s challenges. And we love to hear your stories about your work, too! That’s […]

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Connecting the Dots: New AMOS Study Sheds Light on Early Childhood Development in Nejapa

By Natalie Walter, AMOS Communications Coordinator The AMOS Urban Program While the community of Nejapa may be located within the city limits of Nicaragua’s capitol, Managua, in many ways the lack of utilities such as steady water supply or electricity in many houses make it function more like a rural Nicaraguan community. The AMOS Urban […]

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“I Don’t Want My Children to Keep Drinking Contaminated Water.”

By Lenin Andino, Community Projects Coordinator Translated by Natalie Walter, Communications Coordinator ¡Leer esta historia en español! Johana López and her 7-year-old son began the three-hour walk from the small village of San Rafael in the community of Apantillo, in Matagalpa, beneath the midday sun. They walked through muddy hills, crossing streams and steep, rocky […]

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Ada Luz Walks Every Step of the Way with her Pregnant Neighbors

By Natalie Walter AMOS Photographer and Field Reporter Far up into the highlands of Matagalpa, Nicaragua, the disperse homes of communities like Apantillo dot the hillsides, picturesquely placed at the end of winding trails or in lines along long dirt roads. The scenery is idyllic, but not everything about the peaceful, removed existence of life […]

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Webinar: The Ethics of Missionary Work in Latin America

By Natalie Walter AMOS Communications Coordinator ¡Leer esta historia en español! The AMOS Health & Hope team was happy to present a very special event in May: Our very first webinar. We be discussed The Ethics of Missionary Work in Latin America, a topic introduced in the following blog post. Watch the recording below to […]

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Patricia’s Life Challenges Inspired Her to Care for Her Community

By Lydia Caldera and Natalie Walter AMOS Health & Hope Development and Communications Coordinators Read this story and many others in the 2016 Annual Report! ¡Leer esta historia en español! Patricia José Salazar is 44 years old and lives with her 2 children and her sister in Nejapa, the semi-urban community in Managua where AMOS […]

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