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Mission News from Honduras

World Health Day 2022

By pwsadmin | Apr 1, 2022

WORLD HEALTH DAY 2022 is April 7!Everyone deserves healthcare. You can help provide for those in need. Thousands of people in Honduras do not have access to reliable, consistent healthcare. Join us to provide for those most in need. Your support provides comprehensive services to rural communities in the Dept. of Colón, Honduras. Prevention, education, primary care,…

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Stefany after surgery

Nine-year-old Stefany in Need

By pwsadmin | Mar 24, 2022

Stefany is a 9-year-old girl from the little village of Aguana. Stefany was hit by a car while walking alone down the street. The car left her, bleeding and severely injured, without stopping. Her family rushed her to a hospital. The hospital saved Stefany’s life, but her legs were scarred and disfigured. Her incision had…

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Honduran Schoolchildren

Reopening Schools in Small Villages

By pwsadmin | Mar 15, 2022

Honduran schools are trying to reopen! Students in Honduras have gone without formal schooling for two years now. For a system where it takes an average student over 9 years to finish first through sixth grades, this puts them at an even greater disadvantage. For our students who live in the mountain villages, this is…

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a man and a woman preparing a sweet dish

Myra’s Flan

By pwsadmin | Mar 9, 2022

There is always so much work to do during a medical mission. Preparing for clinic is the first responsibility for the team. That’s why it is always special when a team member can sneak away and do something a little different. Spending some time in the kitchen in Limón is always a treat. On her…

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WomensDay

International Women’s Day 2022

By pwsadmin | Mar 8, 2022

Join us in celebrating the hundreds of strong women who have been vital in building the mission over the last 28 years. Despite failures – you have stood up. Despite sorrow – you’ve smiled and brought relief. Despite pain – you’ve continued to show up and work hard. We know if we could see into…

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Don Mongo in Wheelchair

Older Adults in Honduras in Desperate Need

By pwsadmin | Mar 3, 2022

I am writing today because I have uncovered something upsetting. The elderly population in Honduras is suffering immensely during this time. The pandemic has separated families, and many older adults have been left on their own. Many cannot get on the bus to receive care or even afford food to get proper nutrition. And they…

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Pics of Medical Students

Honoring our colleague.

By pwsadmin | Feb 23, 2022

Honoring our colleague. Strengthening medical care in Honduras. We were changed forever when Honduran physician and mission team member Dr. Eduardo Dubon lost his life to Covid-19 in 2020. Eduardo was not only an essential member of many medical mission teams, but he was also a good friend to the organization. He is missed. It isn’t…

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Madison Needs Medical Care

By pwsadmin | Dec 2, 2021

Madison, currently battling malnourishment, was born a healthy, 7½ pound baby. She was a happy girl who met all milestones until she was 9 months old. At that time, Lara, her mother, started noticing changes in her daughter. By the time Madison was 10 months old, she had stopped gaining weight. Shortly after, she had…

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Virtual Teams Use Tyto

Virtual Teams Work Well!

By pwsadmin | Sep 2, 2021

Unfortunately, we have had to postpone returning to Honduras in-person because of the increase of Covid-19 both in the US and in Honduras. However, we will still be able to serve because of Virtual Teams. Virtual Teams work similarly to in-person teams. Two providers work at one time seeing patients. A pharmacist works virtually in…

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