To all our dear AMOS friends, We continue to pray for you and the health and safety of your communities. In these difficult times for everyone, we could not be more grateful for your solidarity and support. And we are reminded that together, we can do so much good in the world. As of July…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 in Nicaragua 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
Aura Rivera is the health promoter of the rural, remote community of Tapasle, in the mountains of Matagalpa. Before becoming a health promoter two years ago, Aura had been serving her community as a member of the health committee for several years. A couple of months ago, a 49-year-old woman named Eligia came to the…Read More