Families living in the vulnerable communities you help us serve in Nicaragua face many challenges to meet their basic needs. And yet, they are willing to help one another and share what little they have, even with people they’ve never met. Your generosity is helping local leaders like Timotea, Health Promoter of Laguna de San…Read More
Everyone deserves to have health and hope.
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
Have you ever imagined your life without running water? Without clean water? This is the reality thousands of Nicaraguan families live every single day. In rural communities, women and children often walk long distances to rivers, wells, and springs in order to collect water. And the worst part is… the water they drink is not…Read More