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TRANSFORMING CHILDREN'S LIVES THROUGH EDUCATION
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Colegio Amparo is the name of our school serving students from kindergarten to secondary school in the village of Mango and neighbouring communities along the Kurinwas River in Nicaragua. The school is dedicated to making a positive impact on this area by ensuring that every student receives a full and complete education.

THE AMPARO STORY

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Hear the inspirational story of how Amparo's founders, Brent & Michelle Ellingson, were impacted by the extreme poverty and profound  need in the Village of Mango in Nicaragua and decided to build a school serving students from kindergarten to secondary school. Now, students from up to 2 hrs away along the Kurínwas River come to study at Colgeio Amparo.

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WHERE WE WORK

Amparo International is a Canadian based Non-Profit Organization working in the South Atlantic Autonomous Caribbean Coast Region (RACCS) of Nicaragua. With government approval, we have constructed and operate a school serving over 250 students from kindergarten to secondary grades. In addition, we run secondary education program for over 100 adult students. 

Our school is located in Mango, a town of about 300 residents with an area population closer to 700. Our school serves the community of Mango and many communities along the Kurinwás River.

Find Us!

Our operations office is in Managua where we run the day to day activities of our operation.  Our board of directors and administration team is located in British Columbia, Canada.

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CONTACT US

Amparo International

12-8465 Harvard Place
Chilliwack BC, Canada, V2R 7Z5

604-799-4759

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