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, Julio, Adahir, and Amaya González Rayo: María: My husband and I…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
Earlier this year, a nonprofit called Manna Project International (MPI) reached out to AMOS after deciding to suspend some of their services in Nicaragua. Previously, MPI operated a clinic in the vulnerable Managua neighborhood of Villa Guadalupe. They hoped to find an organization who could continue providing primary and preventive health care to the people…Read More