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Malawi by Karly Glibert

I have recently returned from my trip to Malawi, Africa and wanted to share about our experiences with you. ONAAT sponsored 4 of our nurses (including myself) so you should be hearing/ may have already heard from the other three nurses.  We cannot thank you enough for your huge contribution and for

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The Grace Center, Circle of Hope, Malawi by Lindsey Draper

First, I wanted to thank ONAAT for the scholarship. Without your contribution, I may have not been able to experience the Grace Center in Malawi, Africa, and have my life forever changed. On May 12, I began my travels to Malawi – after a couple long plane and bus rides, we

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Haiti Experience by Leslie Fehan, CNM

I hadn’t been back to Haiti for 12 years. I wasn’t sure really why this happened. It became clear as my time with Midwives for Haiti unfolded. One thing I remembered and was nervous about was the Port au Prince airport. My memory was that arrival was chaotic with lots

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Why I go back to Esmeraldas By Fran Beamer

Since 1990, the Ecuadent Foundation has provided medical and dental care to the beautiful country of Ecuador.  Unfortunately, it suffers from huge economic and health disparities.  For many years, and again this year, I was able to return to Esmeraldas where health care doesn’t reach the populations who need it

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A trip to Vietnam with IPSAC by Irene Austria-Ramos

I have reflected on how grateful I was for having the opportunity to travel across the world with the help of One Nurse At A Time. It was an incredible experience. I left the mission feeling motivated and appreciative.  America is not perfect but have so much more than other

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Mission of Hope Haiti, January 2017 by Carrie Fringer

Our medical mission trip group consisted of two RNs, one paramedic, three nursing students, and four physicians. We also had three high school students that assisted with non-medical procedures, and a nurse and nurse practitioner who worked for the mission organization. Every day we drove to a village in Haiti

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Surgical Mission to San Raymundo, Guatemala by Kristine Willis

    Every time I go to San Raymundo, Guatemala I come back more appreciative, humble and blessed.  Although this year was no different I did find myself looking for that special moment instead of letting the moment find me. I had been in San Raymundo for approximately four days,

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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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