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Breaking Ground

Breaking Ground

The crowd applauded and the cameras clicked as the first shovelful of cement dropped into the foundation of the new medical clinic in San Jose Villanueva, El Salvador. The ceremony signified the launch of a new phase in the Speroway plan to bring medical care to the disadvantaged people of

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El Salvador with Marwan Hage, Part 2

By: Ken Dick, President
 
Another major highlight was our trip to Remar, an orphanage that is home to over 80 children. This was not Speroway’ first visit to Remar, a place where we have provided medical and dental care to the orphans and the surrounding community on three previous

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El Salvador with Marwan Hage, Part 1

By: Ken Dick, President
 
On the morning of April 10th, four of us headed to Toronto airport to board a plane to San Salvador, El Salvador’s capital city. Even though I travel a lot, this trip was a unique event for me because I rarely travel with a professional

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THE SQUATTER FRINGE: SOMALIA

Notes from Ken Dick, Friday April 1, 2011: Somalia, El Salvador: This is the squatter area on the fringe of San Salvador.  We have visited this community twice before.  We know we will be working under tarpaulins in crude wood structures and we have been told there is a threat

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BACK TO BRING HOPE: EL CEDRO

Would you stand in line for hours for anything?  The people of El Cedro would, even as the morning heat and humidity started to intensify.  They were waiting in line outside the local school hoping to see a doctor or dentist, desiring nothing more than to care for themselves and

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MEDICAL TEAM HEADS FOR EL CEDRO

We arrived safely Saturday in San Salvador!
We were greeted with a taste of the hot and humid weather we will hopefully enjoy for the next week.  The Speroway Medical Team is looking forward to meeting the people of El Salvador.
In advance of our arrival, you try to describe to

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MEDICAL TEAM LEAVING FOR EL SALVADOR

This marks the third time that a Medical Team has travelled to El Salvador and the first one under the new banner “Speroway“. The team departs from Toronto tomorrow (March 26), destination San Salvador, El Salvador.  Once they land, the action begins.
There is the loading and unloading of bags,

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