Baby Gerald was in grave danger. “The muscles in his chest were working so hard to keep him breathing…” He was only one year old, and his mother, Geraldine, feared for his life. Geraldine was losing hope. Her baby had been sick for three days. When she saw he was having trouble breathing, she knew…Read More
This Holiday Season You Can Make Hope Happen!
A world with health and hope for all.
Through partnerships with communities, churches, individuals, and organizations, we work alongside vulnerable people to create a world where no child dies from a preventable disease. Together, we seek a world of peace and justice, with health and hope for all.
The AMOS Health and Hope Legacy
The dream for AMOS began in 1967 with the work of Dr. Gustavo Parajón, a physician, medical missionary, and American Baptist Pastor. Faced with overwhelming need in the poorest rural communities, Dr. Parajón frequently remarked, “In Nicaragua, a doctor shouldn’t just be a doctor; a doctor must also be a teacher.”
This vision for empowerment gave birth to a broad health care initiative that continues to focus on local leadership development to improve the health of vulnerable people in need.
Your Impact in Nicaragua
Everyone has the power to create change. Every voice deserves to be heard. You help us work alongside local leaders and listen to their voices. These are just a few of the voices of the people with whom you share health and hope. MARÍA PAIZ: I am 18 years old and have been participating in AMOS’ Youth…Read More