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58 Years Preparing Young People for Christian Service and Leadership
58 Years Preparing Young People for Christian Service and Leadership

58 years changing lives!

Icthus is a ministry that helps young people living in poor communities throughout Latin America.  It is a club-like program for children and youth which builds Christian character, skills, and good habits.


"Bring up a child in the way he should go and when he is old he will not turn from it." Proverbs 22:6

New Icthus groups are starting in Latin America!


See news of Icthus leaders visiting Central and South America. 


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Become a Padrino today, and provide consistent ministry to children in Latin America!



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Stories of your impact through Icthus in 2021


You helped overcome obstacles to provide ministry to 8,000 young people in Latin America. 


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Interview: Luis Yon, Associate Director



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"Shyness is no longer part of my life, I learned to tell others about Jesus"

- Celina,  Honduras


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Sandy overcame her insecurities thanks to amigos, like you


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Against all odds, he'll have a promising future




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Families were helped by Icthus Amigos during the pandemic.


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Help Icthus Kids & Families Impacted by Covid

Right now, there’s an unimaginable growing hardship in Latin America because of COVID-19.  It’s affecting the lives of every Icthus child, their families, churches, and communities. 


Kids are isolated and prevented from getting together for Icthus activities and meetings as well as school.  


Children from poor families (like this Icthus boy from Honduras) have it much harder.   Their parents make a living through day labor and low-paying jobs.  Especially now, they have a very hard time putting food on the table. 


Your help is needed now more than ever during this difficult time.


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         How has this ministry kept going for so many years?  It happened by the grace of the Lord and was shown through the love of those convinced of the importance of guiding young people.   It's by the conviction that young people are an important part of God's Kingdom.  It's the belief that children and youth can help bring a better future to their communities.


Icthus started on July 20th 1964.  Since then more than 120,000 young people have been helped through Icthus. It’s amazing what the Lord has done through Christians in the USA and in Latin America to impact the lives of so many kids over these 57 years!

Facebook is an easy way to encourage friends and family to join you in helping children have Icthus.  Please click here to see our Facebook.   You can subscribe to it by clicking "LIKE".    


The Icthus ministry is made possible by Amigos who invest their time, talent and gifts in young people.


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Gifts to Icthus are tax-deductible according to IRS regulations. We are members of and subscribe to the high standards of the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability.

Address: 4623 75th St.

Suite 4-236 Kenosha, WI 53142 

 Telephone: (262) 705 3759



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What Icthus Amigos say:


"Icthus makes a difference in the lives of kids."   

                                - Marion


"When children's behavior and outlook on life changes for good, parents are drawn to find out the reason.   Countless families have committed their lives to Christ through Icthus in many different countries.   Now it is starting in Africa and soon we may see it spread all over the world.

Truly a vision of God."   

                                - Baukien

"Icthus is changing kids' lives and their families all over the world! God is using this ministry in amazing ways. Join in and help with your donations to touch even more lives!!!" 

                               - Charlotte

"Icthus is a complete discipleship program  for Kids. Many have grown into leadership in Icthus and their community . It is truly God inspired and continues to be blessed by Him." 

                                   - Pep

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