W.A.S.H. Out Worms in Nicaragua
About this Mission Project
It is hot, humid and moist in Nicaragua—the perfect breeding ground for intestinal parasites.
Osnet Sequiera is a bright, active child. But if he gets infected with parasites, or “worms,” he will never grow to his full potential. Worm infection can cause malnutrition, stunting growth and brain development. Preventing parasites is one of the most cost-effective ways to improve child health.
Medical missionaries Drs. David and Laura Parajón oversee this project and work with a team to medically treat children who suffer from parasites and to prevent these parasites with clean water filters and sanitation and hygiene education.
- $1 will treat a child for a year.
- $50 will treat 50 children for a year.
- $100 will provide a family of five with a water filter to prevent parasites.
Mission Project Specifics
W.A.S.H. = Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Parasite Control
This project seeks to raise $22,000 to provide deworming medication, train families on sanitation and hygiene and supply water filters in 10 rural villages in Nicaragua.
This project will be managed by medical missionaries Drs. David and Laura Parajón. It is anticipated that this project will improve the overall health of children and adults in these 10 village communities through this comprehensive deworming, water and sanitation project.
Connect to this Mission Project
- Your donations make this mission project possible.
- To donate by check, write Nicaragua/W.A.S.H. Out Worms on the memo line and mail to International Ministries, PO Box 851, Valley Forge, PA 19482-0851.
- Share this information with others in your community and in your church family.
- For information, contact Chris Marziale.
In the picture above...
This cute little guy is Osnet Sequiera. He lives in a home with dirt floors and in a community where the water is contaminated with parasites. You can help Osnet to grow up healthy and strong through this project that will provide deworming medications, filters to provide clean water and sanitation and hygiene education.