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Maykel is getting stronger and healthier!
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<<First Name>>, do you remember Maykel?

Last year when we asked you to help us improve children's health in their First 1,000 Days of life, Maykel was in need of help.

 
Maykel in October 2013
Maykel in August 2014
Maykel in August 2014
When Tomasa Gomez Cruz, Maykel’s mother, heard that Healthy Moms, Healthy Kids (AMOS' Positive Deviance program) was starting in her hometown, she knew she needed to participate because not only Maykel, but also her second youngest son, Yilber, was screened and found to be malnourished.

As you have probably experienced in your own life, changing habits and behaviors takes time and perseverance. Tomasa knew her children needed a change, but had no way to take charge of the situation. However, because of her bravery to step out of her home with her two sons and participate in AMOS' program, Healthy Moms, Healthy Kids, changes are happening and are having a deeper and wider impact than we could have ever imagined!

At the beginning of the program Maykel could only move objects with his feet, but now he is moving them with his hands and arms!

Thank you for being a part of this life-changing work! Because of your support for the work AMOS is doing in rural Nicaragua, and because of the help of family and community members, Maykel and those closest to him are changing!

Read full story HERE and learn about how you can be involved in this ministry.

Prepare for #GivingTuesday!


How many of you  participated in #GivingTuesday last year? This is the third annual #GivingTuesday in history, and we are excited to be a participating non-profit.


What is #GivingTuesday?


It's a day to GIVE! Following Black Friday and Cyber Monday, December 2, 2014 is an international day to give back to charities and non-profits all around the world.

Watch this video to learn more.
 
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It's not too late to host a house party in November!


Sign up today to host a fundraising, awareness party for AMOS! We have all the materials you will need to have a fun event; we just need you to say yes!

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Take an #UNselfie for AMOS!


From now until December 31st, take an #UNselfie for AMOS!

An #UNselfie is a photo of yourself with some form of written description why you love and support AMOS (see image above for an example). 

Fill out this information in a unique way to you on a sticky note or note paper, get out your iPhone, and snap an #UNselfie. Upload your #UNselfies to your favorite social networking sites, tagging your posts #UNselfie and #AMOShealth. 

After you have shared your photos online, we would like your photos as well (for something you will know about later)! 

E-mail your #UNselfie to: communications@amoshealth.org.

AMOS Board of Directors Visit Nejapa

 
Oct. 2 - 3, the 11 members of our wonderful AMOS Board of Directors gathered together for a second time this year. All of our Board members, who are from both the United States and Nicaragua, bring unique backgrounds, expertise, and perspectives that help AMOS to grow sustainably as an organization. We are so grateful for their dedication and service to the AMOS mission! 
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