Stories & Updates

The Amigos Podcast

Joey, Kristin, and Danny bring you stories and guest interviews from Amigos’ work in Nicaragua. Amigos for Christ is a non-profit organization that works shoulder-to-shoulder with Nicaraguan neighbors to bring community leadership, clean water, health, education, and economic opportunity to rural communities in need.

The Latest at Amigos:

Christ More Visible
Sabrina Bland

Bright as Yellow

Driving back from a hot, brutal day of digging water lines in El Chaparral, a group of us chose to sit in the back of

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Amigos Story
Sabrina Bland

Carrying the Stones

Last month we had an epic día communal – an “all swim” workday. Our accountants and cooks, engineers and warehouse workers, all traveled in buses

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Amigos Academy
Nic Herrmann

Back to School!

The buzz of anxious anticipation and excitement, punctuated by the wails of homesick preschoolers, hovered like fog in the brisk morning air. As the students descended from the bus, either wide-smiled or teary eyed, it was evident that this first day of school felt different than the rest.

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Amigos Story
Anna Walker

Moments That Mark Us

“How can ONE moment of your time transform a life?” Walking down the dirt road in the community of La Danta, leaving Luis Enrique and

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Christ More Visible
Ivette Rivera

Making Dreams Possible

Gloria Elena and her husband live in the community of Rincon de Garcia, and they are proud participants in the Amigos for Christ Microcredit Loan

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Bright Spots
Anna Walker

What Even is a Bright Spot?

Working at Amigos for Christ, I have the privilege of being inspired by incredible people on a regular basis. I hear my fellow team members say, “Oh they are total Bright Spots!” or, “Oh yes, that family is definitely a Bright Spot in their community.” As a new missionary at Amigos, at times I wondered, “What even is a Bright Spot?” Well, that is until I met Luis Enrique Sanchez Rodriquez and his beautiful wife Efejinia Epifania Altamiro. The moment I met them, saw their welcoming and generous smiles, and felt the genuine embrace of their hugs, I knew without a doubt: They are Bright Spots.

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