AMOS Nicaragua Update #7

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…

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Timotea Was There to Help

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…

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You Gave Hope to Daylin and Her Baby

You Gave Hope to Daylin and Her Baby

Last July, Silvina Lainez, the Health Promoter of El Calderón, was doing a home visit to a patient with hypertension in her community. She knew that in that household, there was also a pregnant woman, Daylin. It was Daylin’s first pregnancy, so Silvina arrived to the home visit prepared to check on her as well….

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AMOS Update Number 6: Crisis in Nicaragua

AMOS Update Number 6: Crisis in Nicaragua

February 2, 2019 Dear AMOS friends, Your generous support has made it possible for AMOS to continue providing essential health care to nearly 70,000 adults and children. Thank you so much! We want to affirm that AMOS has chosen to remain actively neutral in the midst of the ongoing crisis here in Nicaragua. In living out our Christian…

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The Art and Science of Serving Our Neighbors

The Art and Science of Serving Our Neighbors

This has been a challenging year for Nicaragua and for the people we serve. But despite the difficulties we have faced, we remain inspired by our team of community health workers and the people we serve. They are the reason we stay. And we remain hopeful because of supporters like you. Each year, our health…

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Ada Luz’s Compassion and Tenacity Saved a Newborn’s Life

Ada Luz’s Compassion and Tenacity Saved a Newborn’s Life

A few months ago, a mother named Vilsa held her sick baby as radio news reported conflict all over Nicaragua. José was only 23 days old. She was afraid to lose him. Baby José had been suffering from a fever. He had diarrhea and had been vomiting for four days. Two days before, Vilsa had taken…

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AMOS UPDATE No.5 ON CRISIS IN NICARAGUA: Five months after the crisis began

AMOS UPDATE No.5 ON CRISIS IN NICARAGUA: Five months after the crisis began

Oct 5th, 2018 Dear AMOS friends, It’s been more than five months since the crisis in Nicaragua began. Despite all the challenges and the uncertainty the country has gone through, we are grateful beyond words for your continued support that has made it possible for us to continue to serve over 69,000 vulnerable people in…

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Building Opportunities to Listen and Heal Together

Building Opportunities to Listen and Heal Together

Through our work, we believe that acknowledging, hearing, and embracing respect are key elements to building better communities, where everyone can feel loved. This may sound like a very “touchy-feely” sentiment, but in a country that has been living through a divisive national conflict, it is a very important principle to teach and to live…

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Will You Support Nicaraguan Mothers When They Need it the Most?

Will You Support Nicaraguan Mothers When They Need it the Most?

May 30th is Mother’s Day in Nicaragua. Mothers deserve our love and appreciation every year, and every day. But this year given the recent turmoil in the country of Nicaragua, we wanted to share how pregnant mothers we serve are being affected – and exactly how you can help. Nicaraguan Moms are Not Feeling Safe Carla…

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Update No. 3 on Nicaragua: Economic Impacts on AMOS and the Country

Update No. 3 on Nicaragua: Economic Impacts on AMOS and the Country

May 4th, 2018 Dear AMOS friends, Thank you again for all your messages, concern, encouragement and love after our last update. We are monitoring the situation in the country daily, and would like to share our latest update on Nicaragua, and how it is impacting our ministry here in Nicaragua. Over the past few days, there were…

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