Letters from Mom – Sugey’s Story

As parents, we do everything we can to make sure our children can grow up healthy and strong. And when they grow older and begin leading their own lives, we continue to care for them, often putting their needs ahead of our own. Caring so deeply for our children can take a toll on us,…

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My trip to El Cedro – Journal

This week, we share with you a journal entry from one of our team members who recently visited El Cedro, in the South Caribbean Coast Region, the most remote community you help us serve. In Nicaragua, just as in many other countries around the world, there is a clear and visible line between those who…

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Letters from Mom – Carolina’s story

Imagine being pregnant with your first baby in the uncertainty of a pandemic, and living hours away from any doctor or hospital with emergency care. This is Carolina’s story. Hola amigos y amigas (Hello friends), I am 22 years old, and I live in the rural, remote community of Fila Grande in Matagalpa. It is…

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Letters from Mom – Sara’s Story

Poor moms in Nicaragua face incredible challenges in caring for their children. Read a letter from one of them. Dear Friends,  My name is Sara. I live in the remote community of Apantillo, amid the mountains of Matagalpa, in Nicaragua. I am the proud mother of 22-month-old and 3-year-old boys. They are my biggest treasures…

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You help save lives amid the pandemic!

This past year, we had the opportunity to collect a series of inspiring stories you made possible through your unwavering support. Ismael Sequeira, Health Promoter in the rural community of Banco de Sikia, located in the South Atlantic Region of Nicaragua, has shared with us a powerful testimony regarding the importance of having a stock…

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“You Helped Me Prevent Deaths”

Yadira Sevilla, Health Promoter in the community of Tierra Blanca, Boaco, reported this story in Fall of 2021. At the time, Yadira was pregnant with her first child. This past September, I visited a pregnant mom at her house to check on her. Her name is Antonia and she is 35 years old. She was…

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Stories of Hope: Agustín Malueños

Recently, we had the opportunity to talk with Agustín Malueños, Health Promoter in the rural community of El Cedro, in the South Caribbean Region of Nicaragua (RACCS). He shared about what motivated him to become a Health Promoter when he was first elected by his community 17 years ago and talked about some of the…

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Stories of hope: You make health and hope happen in Tapasle!

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…

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Stories of hope: Moms and Community Leaders

In May, we celebrate everything moms do in order to make this world a better place for all of us.  Your gifts are helping thousands of moms and their families in Nicaragua have access to health care, education, and the support they need to thrive. We want to introduce you to some of the amazing women…

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