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Amazon Promise

Amazon Promise relies on the generosity of donors to fulfill our mission.  Your donation will help the people of the Peruvian Amazon by purchasing medicine and supplies, holding clinics, serving remote villages, training healthcare workers and providing for essential needs in this remote corner of the world where the poor are too often forgotten.




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Newsletter Released!

It's finally here!  The Amazon Promise Winter 2014-2015 Newsletter!   Catch up on the work Amazon Promise has done in 2014.   Read about the highlights from our expeditions.  Hear from volunteers about their experiences.    And most of all, we like to use the newsletter to remind YOU, our member donors, of the tremendous good that you do.   


Attention Medical Professionals and Students!

We are taking applications for both the June remote (two-week) and July 2015, 3-week medical expeditions. OPEN TO ALL MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS, MEDICAL, PA AND NURSING STUDENTS! These rotations run from June 6 -20, and July 25 - Aug. 15.  Trip includes work in impoverished neighborhoods of Iquitos and remote jungle communities. Two and three week options are available. Contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


Touching the Lives of thousands in need!


Amazon Promise is a U.S.-based, non-profit organization founded to provide desperately needed medical and dental care to remote populations living in the Upper Amazon Basin of Northeastern Peru. Our Peruvian operations are headquartered in the jungle city of Iquitos where we provide medical services and education to its residents and neighboring Belen. Additionally, since 1993 we have conducted routine medical outreach, training and education in 40 remote villages.

Our volunteers form the backbone of our organization. Both medical, dental and non-medical volunteers work alongside our seasoned American and Peruvian staff to serve the needs of over 6,000 people each year.


Join us for an unforgettable experience!

Dental Program

Dentistry is an important part of Amazon Promise’s work in Peru. We're always looking for dentists and dental students to join our Promise Expeditions.

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Health Education, Prevention and Intervention

th_HIV_poster¡Soy Capaz! is Amazon Promise's HIV-prevention, education, and patient care program that also includes education about other infectious diseases, domestic violence, women's rights, and environmental protection. The motto, "¡Soy Capaz de protegerme!" (I can protect myself) sends a strong, encouraging message, empowering each and every person to actively take charge of his/her life and share the responsibility for the health of their community and environment.

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Support Our Ongoing Work in Belen

Located adjacent to Iquitos, Belén is a sprawling river community of some 74,000 people who lack the most basic amenities required for human health. Outdoor defecation, piles of rotting trash and drinking water contamination are rife. Most children are malnourished. Living conditions are beyond comprehension. The prevalence of many diseases is extremely high. Maternal and infant mortality rates are also high.

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Traditional Medicine

During our health campaigns and clinics in indigenous and river villages of the Peruvian Amazon, Amazon Promise offers treatments to patients that combine western and traditional medicine. We explain and orient our patients in the use of medicinal plants.

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