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
Bridging The Gaps | Area Nonprofits Play Critical Role In Helping Those In Need Originally posted on VCReporter.com on Nov 22, 2016 Headquartered in Ventura, GOCARE is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) charity that empowers adults and children living in Nicaragua with the fundamental belief that citizens may live a self-empowered life through the power of education. Founded in 2001, “GOCARE creates opportunities to reduce poverty and
Architects without Borders-Seattle has helped make GOCARE’S growing education program a reality! The non-profit created beautiful architectural designs for our highly-anticipated Learning Campus in El Madrono, Nicaragua, affording us the opportunity to reach a new community of children and adults who dream of learning in a state-of-the-art school our non-profit seeks to build. The new 7,100-square-foot campus design is a collaboration between esteemed architects Lynn Gaffney and Sheri
Each year, GOCARE brings over 100 youth together for an extensive 3-day camp in the mountains to teach young people essential leadership skills for success. Activities include presentations from local Rotary Clubs, song and dance groups, and crafts. This year’s ALJ, a program based on the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) model, was held July 25-27th and implemented exciting and new learning mechanisms such
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, beginning her education at our preschool. Natalia strives to improve the lives of the younger students by dedicating her afternoons to the After School Tutoring Program and enjoys the time with her friends in the Theater Class.