AMOS Update on the COVID-19 Pandemic in Nicaragua

To all our dear AMOS friends, We pray for you and for the health of your communities. Knowing that the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is being felt worldwide, we want to express our deep gratitude for the outpouring of messages we have received filled with prayers, hope, and love for Nicaragua and AMOS. As…

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In an Emergency, Silvina Was There

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…

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Letter From the Directors

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…

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AMOS Official Statement Regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19)

With the heightened awareness and increasingly urgent concerns regarding the global spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), and as a public health organization, we want to assure you that public health and safety concerns for our patients, visitors, and staff are our highest priority.  On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) officially declared COVID-19 a global…

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You helped Petronilo save a life

Lidia was so worried about her three-year-old son, José. He had been coughing for days, and now he had difficulty breathing. José had a fever, and didn’t want to eat. What worried Lidia most was seeing his chest muscles straining so hard to keep him breathing. She was anguished. She walked as quickly as possible…

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There is a new cyberbox in the community of San Onofre, Boaco!

We have great news to share with you! At the beginning of this month, we received a mission team from the American Baptist Churches (ABC) of New York. Two years ago, our ABC friends traveled all the way to Nicaragua to build and install a cyberbox in Nejapa. This cyberbox has brought several opportunities for the community…

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“I was a stranger, and you welcomed me…”

“I was a stranger, and you welcomed me…”

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…

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“I was thirsty, and you gave me something to drink…”

“I was thirsty, and you gave me something to drink…”

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…

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You Make Health Happen!

You Make Health Happen!

The last week of November, we had the joy of hosting our Annual Training for Health Promoters from the 23 rural communities you help us serve in 4 regions of Nicaragua. During the week, health promoters had the opportunity to continue working towards community empowerment by strengthening their knowledge and capacities. Their training included: A…

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Will you make hope happen in Nicaragua for children like Gerald?

Will you make hope happen in Nicaragua for children like Gerald?

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…

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