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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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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