Since then, Amigos has grown into an interdenominational community development ministry that has provided several million dollars in aid to the poor and is committed to creating opportunities for communities and families to flourish.
We believe transformative-life-change occurs through a combination of making opportunity accessible and reducing preventable obstacles to growth, all within the context of intentional, long-term relationships with an emphasis on community leadership. In recent years, we have narrowed our focus to achieving five measurable goals over the course of seven years – a process we call our 7 Year Vision – in every community where we work. Each of these goals has been identified through our decades of experience working in rural Nicaragua, developed in collaboration with a diverse staff of American and Nicaraguan employees as well as the relevant branch of the Nicaraguan government, and designed to be measurable in order to evaluate the effectiveness and ensure success.
In addition, we are joined by thousands of partners who travel to Nicaragua on mission trips every year to support these projects as well as countless generous donors and volunteers. Together, we are able live out our faith by making Christ more visible to one another and to our brothers and sisters across Nicaragua.