Day 4 Clinic

Distribution of food and supplies is a big part of the work that we do here. After passing through the medical and/or dental clinic, families are referred to our distribution station for food, clothing and shoes, and even toys.
It is hard to describe the difference in lifestyle here. Even

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Day 3 Clinic

The mood today was a little more frenzied. The need seemed palpable in the air and there seemed to be more desperation to get help.
Today our medical team was able to see over 500 patients (final count tomorrow). And to be clear that means our pharmacy team also saw

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Day 2 Clinic

Day 2 saw bigger crowds and unfortunately, we had to turn away many. Nevertheless, we were able to see 429 patients through the medical clinic and 102 through the dental clinic.
The work being done is really amazing. In the medical clinic everything from normal procedures (for us in Canada)

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Day 1 Clinic

Today we were in Villanueva at a little complex called Eden, a suburb of Managua. The lady who labours here is named Theresa. She runs a school the midst of unimaginable poverty. As part of her work she runs a feeding program three times a week which Feed the Children

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Medical-Dental Team Nicaragua 2008

The team has arrived safe and sound and we are currently settling into our hotel. It has been a long day of travel. Here are a few photos I took when we landed. We are a big team – 21 people, 39 bags, plus carry-ons and a massive amount of

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