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First Mission to Guatemala by Janet Sargent

This was my first mission, and I was amazed by how many people we were able to serve.  I think there were around 40 of us, and we cared for over 2,000 patients.  There were also many local volunteers who helped by sleeping with our supplies overnight, cleaning bathrooms, etc.  Many

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Meet our Jo’s Nurses – Midwives for Haiti 2017

My name is Jessica Robbins. I have been a nurse for 10 years this month! I’ve been doing labor and delivery for about 9.5 years and have loved every moment of it. I have been married for 10 years and have 6 children ranging in ages from 4 to 23,

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Guatemala Mission Story by Cindy Lindsay

Each year I travel with a team from Faith in Practice, to care for those who have no access to medical care in the remote areas of Guatemala. We have the privilege of serving thousands and thousands of patients.   I wanted to share about one encounter in which I was

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Wrapped Up in a Neat Little Bow by Amanda Judd

The mission had been fairly routine before the little girl came in the room. Once she arrived, it was impossible to determine just how bad it had gotten. Her family was indigenous Maya. The father spoke some English and was wearing western clothing when he said that he had just

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Return from Guatemala by Reema Khalaf

I can’t believe it’s been a week since I came back from my mission trip! It was a very rewarding, gratifying experience I ever had in my life. I am so glad I was able to go and help needy people. I was assigned to do the gynecology room. We

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Haiti with Jo’s Nurses Part 1 – by Shani Marshall-Sluys

Sunday November 6 Yesterday was a busy but uneventful day. My day started early in Ft. Lauderdale, with the hotel deskman ensuring I was awake and ready to go at 4:30AM. I had mentioned the night before that I’d need to be at the airport early to catch a 6:00AM

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Jo’s Nurses in Chocola by Alicia Frederick

Day one, all the nurses posing for a photo.                   Jo’s nurses: Lily, Brenda, Alicia, Emily.             One of two surgical suites. Our team performed 34 surgeries in 5 days ranging from gallbladder removals, to adult circumcisions,

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