“Even to your old age and gray hairs, I am He, I am He who will sustain you. I have made you, and I will carry you; I will sustain you, and I will rescue you.” -Isaiah 46:4 

José Gabriel is nearly 90 years old. He lives in a vulnerable area of the community of Nejapa, in the outskirts of Managua. He had seven children with his wife, who passed away four years ago. He enjoys reading the Bible and other books. 

For many years, José Gabriel has been suffering from hypertension, pain and knee inflammation. He also suffers other health conditions that force him to wear a permanent catheter.

Because of his vulnerability, Maria Rayo, an AMOS trained Urban Health Educator, visits him regularly to check on his blood pressure, share health education on signs of alarm and good nutrition, and pray with him.

José Gabriel being treated by a Nicaragua Medical Mission team.

One of the things that affected José Gabriel the most was not being able to walk or stand. It was too painful for him. He spent all his days laying on a bed at the entrance of his house. And his spirit was growing weary. 

Thanks to AMOS supporters, José Gabriel received a wheelchair that allowed him to move around his house. And, through a Nicaragua Medical Mission team, José received injections that have relieved his pain for many months now. This is something he has not been able to access in any other way in Nicaragua. 

Currently, José Gabriel is doing well and  has regained his ability to walk and his spirit is joyful. 

Thank you for being a beacon of hope in his life.

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