Yedri was going into labor. She thought she had a couple more weeks, but she was having her baby now. Yedri lives with her husband in the community of La Pimienta. At the time, there was no health promoter specifically serving her community. Her husband sent for Silvina Lainez, health promoter in the neighboring community…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
We have exciting news to share with you! In order to strengthen AMOS today and for the future, we have decided to expand our leadership team. Thanks to supporters like you, for more than 50 years, local leaders in Nicaragua have saved the lives of pregnant mothers and newborn babies, and helped improve the health…Read More