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.

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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
Felipe Pravia


Juan is 13 years old and lives in San Ignacio de Pantanal Granada. Juan was granted a GOCARE scholarship in English. He is currently…

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Nadia Vega


Nadia’s daughter received a scholarship in Initial Education from GOCARE. Through this way, Nadia found out about GOCARE’s educational programs in San Ignacio de Pantanal Granada, where she applied…

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Lesther Leiva lives in San Ignacio de Pantanal in Granada City and is in his fourth year studying Civil Engineering at the University of Engineering (UNI). He currently maintains on academic average of 90%!…

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Osman Guadamuz Bermudez

Osman is in his last year studying accounting at the university UHISPAM GRANADA (University Hispanoamericana). Not only did he receive a full university scholarship through GOCARE, but…

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