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

David Flores

David Flores is 20 years old and lives in Granada. Upon learning about GOCARE, David was lost and discouraged, believing his dreams of studying at Oxford University were unobtainable…

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Gloria Natalia Solis

Gloria Arana

Gloria Natalia Solis Arana is 11 years old and lives in Pantanal. Born on January 25, 2003, Natalia is one of the youngest volunteers in the program…

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Ismael Murillo

Ismael Albert Bojorge Murillo is 27 years old and lives in Granada in Sabaneta. Seeing his great potential for success, Ismael’s English teacher from another school…

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Maria Robleto

Maria Auxiliadora Brenes Robleto is 24 years old and lives in Granada. Maria comes from a very poor family and was forced to work to pay for her studies when her mother became sick…

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