Come Back to Give Back!


Founded in 2001, GOCARE empowers adults and children living in Nicaragua with the fundamental belief that citizens may live a self-empowered life through the power of education. GOCARE has helped more than 1,100 students go through its programs with the “Come Back to Give Back” core philosophy of mentorship and leadership. Students become mentors and leaders within the Nicaraguan community and help give back by teaching others.

Our Programs

Today, there are 2.6 million people living on $2 a day. Or even less. That’s 40% of the world’s population. And that’s just not acceptable. GOCARE was created to do the work that will make the difference.

Learn more about our education programs in Nicaragua

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Jan Corwin Lindsay (1946 – 2014)

GOCARE is deeply saddened to announce the passing of our founder and creator, Mr. Jan Lindsay on Wednesday, August 13. He was a beloved son, husband, father and grandfather who has touched the lives of many, from Ventura to Nicaragua, and throughout the world. After college, Jan worked in Los Angeles with international accounting firms and became a Certified Public Accountant in 1973. In

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Featured Profiles

Jorge Rivera

Jorge received a GOCARE scholarship in advanced English and finished his studies in an impressive two years.

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Junior Pravia

Junior is currently studying clinical analysis in his first year at the public university UNAN MANAGUA.

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Iris Menocal

Iris wants to tutor children in her community. She is currently studying pedagogy for children.

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Juan Felipe Pravia Medina

Juan is currently studying Advanced English and is excelling academically, averaging 91%!

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