Charles’ thigh was crushed in a motorcycle accident 6 months ago. He was able to find the funds to have it fixed then. Six months later he is still in a hospital lying in the men’s ward with 8 others. He has been bedridden since then swatting flies and struggling with the heat and humidity […]
When I met Anne in December 2017, she had been in a sling with a functionless and painful arm for four months, her fractured humerus unhealed. She had been in a sling since she had been hit by a car in the streets of Port-au-Prince. She could not afford to see a doctor. She was […]
RF is a 23 year old woman with a tumor on her right arm the size of a cantaloupe. She is one of the patients waiting to see us in Haiti this week. I hope we can save her arm. We are now in Haiti with a team of 11 volunteers to treat those who […]
Unfortunately, last year we had to turn down a few patients for surgery. One was turned away because his hernia was so large our surgeon did not feel comfortable repairing it with the limited resources offered in Portachuelo. Thanks to a generous American donor NAVMC allocated money toward the surgeries and/or workups for all the […]
At this international conference, out of 21 countries, it was an honor to earn the most Creative Blood Drive in the world. Representatives from other blood providers were just amazed with the Zombie Blood Drive and are now interested in doing this back in their home towns.
“One day I was working at my kitchen job and I suddenly felt an insurmountable pain in my lower abdomen. The pain was so strong I thought I was going to die. I could not move and I was screaming. They took me to the doctor who told me that if I ever wanted to work […]
When it rains in Palacios, a small rural community a 30 minute drive from the nearest paved road, everything turns to mud. The roads, which were almost entirely made up of dust the day before, fill up with pools upon pools of water, with the occasional mud pile to remind you of the road that […]