Meet Isaura, a mom from Nejapa. She has two boys, Kelly and Brandon, and a little girl, Maywalina. Most of the time, Isaura takes care of the house while her husband works to provide for their family. Kelly and Brandon go to school and sometimes help their mom with errands. But Maywalina is only four…Read More
“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…Read More
“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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
Voices of Hope: “I Am a Leader, Thanks to You”
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 PAIZ: I am 18 years old and have been participating in AMOS’ Youth…Read More
Voices of Hope: You Make “Love, Family, and Solidarity” Possible
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
Exciting News – Two New AMOS Clinics!
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
How You Open the World to Children
You are bringing the world of books to Génesis and her daughter. Do you have a favorite childhood story or book? You may remember The Very Hungry Caterpillar or The Cat in the Hat, or maybe you are more familiar with Harry Potter. Books open the windows of our minds. But most kids in Nicaragua…Read More
AMOS Nicaragua Update #7
June 6, 2019 How is AMOS doing in Nicaragua? A year after the beginning of the socio-political crisis We want to affirm that AMOS has chosen to remain actively neutral in the midst of the ongoing crisis here in Nicaragua. In the midst of any crisis, the poorest and most vulnerable people are the most…Read More
Timotea Was There to Help
Your generosity ensures that simple yet effective treatments are reaching people in rural villages where they are needed most. A few months ago in the community of San Onofre, six-month-old Fernando and his mom, María, attended a weighing session led by Timotea Romero, the Health Promoter there. The next day, when Timotea saw María walking…Read More