Mother’s Day Stories: Meet Migdalia and Melissa

Melissa and her grandmother Migdalia, visited the Dental Clinic this week because Melissa was in a lot of pain. Migdalia has been taking care of her grandchildren for years now, and for Melissa, Migdalia is like her mother, the person who cares for her everyday. Melissa is 17 years old. She is in high school,…

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Mother’s Day Stories: Meet Gabriela

Gabriela Cortez is 27 years old, and serves her community as a Volunteer Mother. Gabriela explains: “I have lived in the area of Nejapa all my life. Three years ago, I moved to a sector in Nejapa called Villa Ferrufino. There, I live alone with my husband and children.” Villa Ferrufino is a new sector…

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You Help Petronilo Care for Johana!

Johana is 45 years old and lives in the community of Fila Grande, in Matagalpa. AMOS has been working alongside this community for years. In fact, late Dr. Gustavo Parajón (AMOS co-founder) started working with them in an AMOS predecessor organization. A couple of weeks ago, when we visited Johana at her home, she shared with us about…

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Why Clean Water Can’t Wait

Together, we have accomplished so much. But there are still thousands of families who desperately need access to clean water. At AMOS, we believe that clean water is a basic human right! Will you make a donation today to give, save, and sustain life through giving the gift of clean water?

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Celebrate World Water Day with AMOS!

Perhaps you have never given much thought to clean water. You open a faucet to fill your glass or you buy a bottle at your local store. Clean water is always right there – whenever you need it… But in countries like Nicaragua, thousands of impoverished families – including young children, pregnant moms, and vulnerable patients – drink from…

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Clean Water Means the World to Aliseth…

Aliseth lives in the rural community of Rancho Pando with her husband and their four children, ages 2, 5, 8, and 15 years old. “We used to collect water from a nearby well, which is about half a mile away. We would drink our water directly from there, no matter how dirty it was. And,…

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Timotea Romero: Her Story of Empowerment!

Timotea Romero, Health Promoter in the rural community of San Onofre, has been serving her community for many years now. She first started serving her community alongside PROVADENIC – AMOS predecessor organization founded by late Dr. Gustavo Parajón– and her passion for service has only grow stronger over the years. Watch the video below and…

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At AMOS, we believe in the power of restorative practices!

Since the beginning of AMOS, our co-founder, late Dr. Gustavo Parajón, implemented practices to promote peace and respect not only among our staff, but also among the communities we serve. Over the past years, AMOS has been blessed to partner with experts on Restorative Practices, such as Miguel Tello, Latin American representative for the Training and Consulting…

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Thank you for helping Yahaira and her two kids!

Recently, Yahaira visited the Samaritan Clinic in Nejapa because her daughter has cavities. She is the mother of two children, a girl of nine and a boy of four years old.  Yahaira has visited the clinic before whenever her kids have been sick. For her, the Samaritan Clinic is the best option because it is close…

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Did you know AMOS is training new Health Promoters?

Starting this year, the Primary Health Care team is training 2 people from each of the 23 communities. This is what you have helped us achieve so far:  Training has begun in 21 out of the 23 communities you help us serve. 39 future Health Promoters have already begun their training. Out of these, 22 are women and 17 are…

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You Are Planting Seeds of Esperanza for Aida!

Thanks to you, our AMOS scholarship program, Seeds of Esperanza, is bringing so much hope, happiness, and fulfillment to its beneficiaries. Because of your support, the program has grown and is currently providing scholarships to 9 active community leaders!  Aida María Martínez is from the community of Banco de Sikia, located in the South Caribbean Coast Region of Nicaragua….

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You help us treat children in rural communities!

Seeing their child sick is one of the most difficult experiences parents face. There is very little you can do once your child is in the hands of doctors, or in the case of families in rural Nicaragua you help us serve, in the hands of Health Promoters. Parents hope for the best and pray for God to…

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Thank You for Helping Martha’s Girls Thrive!

Martha used to live in a sector far away from the community clinic in El Calderón, before she moved closer this year. She did not know about all the services offered there by Silvina Lainez, a long-time Health Promoter trained by AMOS. A few months ago, Martha’s daughters, who are 3 and 4 years old,…

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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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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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Sparking Hope in Nicaragua

The following message was extracted from the AMOS Annual Report 2020. You can download the full report here. Letter from the Executive Director Every day in Nicaragua, people struggle to drink clean water, or afford even the most basic food items. Moms agonize with worry, with no means to take their sick children to hospitals…

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How Teamwork Brings Hope to Sabalete

The rural, remote community of Sabalete, in the mountains of Matagalpa, has two Health Promoters: Pedro Pablo Guillén, an active and experienced Health Promoter; and José Alberto Obregón, a Health Promoter in training. Pedro Pablo explains the reason behind this: “The community of Sabalete is very large. Currently, there are 231 families, whose houses are…

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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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Nicaragua Hurricane Relief – You Made it Possible!

In November of this year, amid an economic crisis and the COVID-19 pandemic, Nicaraguan families were hit by two Category 4 hurricanes in less than a month. The devastation was unprecedented. The losses were great. But, amid despair, you gave hope. Your generosity reached over 1,200 families in 15 rural communities who were affected by catastrophic hurricanes…

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Urgent Help Needed For Hurricane Relief

2020 has not been a normal year for Nicaragua. After being hit by two Category 4 hurricanes amid the COVID-19 pandemic and a sociopolitical and economic crisis, Nicaragua needs health and hope now more than ever. We are still assessing the full extent of the devastation done by Hurricanes Eta and Iota. But we know the needs…

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AMOS Update #4 on the COVID-19 Pandemic in Nicaragua

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect everyone around the globe, we keep praying for the health and safety of your communities and Nicaragua. And we are incredibly grateful for your ongoing support, friendship, and prayers. As of July 21st, Nicaraguan health authorities have officially confirmed 3,439 cases of COVID-19 within our borders and 108…

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Thank you for helping Susana smile!

Susana is 50 years old. She lives in the community of Nejapa, where AMOS is located. For many years, Susana has been coming to the Samaritan Clinic to alleviate the pain in her hands caused by arthritis. “Neighbors recommended this Clinic to me, and I have been coming here for a long time. From my…

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Serving with love in Villa Guadalupe!

You help us share health and hope with vulnerable families living in the neighborhood of Villa Guadalupe! The Villa Guadalupe Clinic has been serving families in this impoverished area for many years now. And, the staff at the clinic has built strong connections and developed a special love for their patients.  We recently interviewed Dr. Liliam…

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Health Promoter and Mom: Yadira Sevilla

Today, we want you to get to know Yadira Sevilla a bit better. Yadira is the Health Promoter in the community of Tierra Blanca in Boaco. Thanks to your support, she has been there to help save the lives of many children, pregnant women, moms, and babies. Her desire to serve and help others has only…

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