Not only was this Day 1, but it was my first mission experience, and what an AMAZING experience it was! I was fortunate to be able to interact with many of the patients….. thanks of course to my gracious translator, Jessica. Although I was administering the PHQ, depression screening questionnaire, and heard some sad
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From Jacob: Hello everyone on the World Wide Web! Today was Day 5 of outreach and we had the opportunity to deliver a brand-new mattress and box spring to Sabino’s house because we noticed his bed needed to be replaced when we finished his roof on Saturday. Sabino loved his bed so much he
From Shawnda: Day 4 is in the books. This week has been amazing! I love getting to know the new team members and seeing the families that we have worked with for the last several years. Every trip brings new challenges and new rewards. Today we worked a little shorthanded due to illness. It
From Andre: As is the norm it has been a busy trip. Travel all day on Wednesday, long clinic days (leave around 7:15 am and get home around 8 pm) Thursday – Saturday. So, I was looking forward to a restful Sabbath on Sunday. That was until multiple members of the team got sick
From Claire: Day three working in Guatemala was definitely one I will never forget! As we continued to work and improve Sabino’s house, we cleared out almost all of the spider nests. It was pretty terrifying as they tried to escape our stomping feet. But working on Sabino’s house made me think about how
Tonight, it's Mother-Daughter night on the blog! Anna is our optometrist and served in the medical outreach today and Clara, her daughter, spent the morning repairing the roof of a man who has been coming to the outreach for years! From Clara: The second day of working in Guatemala was a very memorable one!
From Jordyn: Today was an exciting day! It was the first day we got to actually work and open the outreach center. I worked triage and got to meet many people from around the area. The language barrier was hard, but throughout the day it became easier to pick up on certain words and
God’s Advocate Written by Abi Today was a day full of surprises. Every day that we are here we are reminded to be flexible which I find exciting but sometimes it can be difficult to know what to do. The day started off with breakfast, a meeting, and a bus ride ,which is typical,
From Morgan: Dios Lo Bendiga!! Today part of our group broke off to do home visits with some of the elderly that aren’t sponsored yet. all of us jumped in the bed of Pastor Mario’s truck, which is common for the locals here but not for us haha we even had to bail out