Mission News from Honduras

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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Punta Piedra Boy Receives Nebulizer Treatments

Right Place, Right Time

By pwsadmin | Aug 5, 2021

It is so exciting to be writing to you from the dental room in the Limón clinic! The FOURTH team of the year arrived in Honduras on Sunday and it has been a whirlwind every day.  The team has felt your support and prayers! They feel your presence every step of the way. And they…

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A young Black man

A Long Road to a Great Outcome

By pwsadmin | Aug 3, 2021

Benefiting from in-person medical teams, the medical referral program, and telemedicine, Felix was able to receive good news about the mass on his neck.

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Children Are Left Hungry

By pwsadmin | Dec 2, 2020

Thousands of people in Honduras lost their jobs and income because of the pandemic. Back-to-back hurricanes this fall caused destruction, ruined crops, and killed livestock. When families do not have enough to eat, parents must make difficult decisions. Araceli’s family has been devastated by the job loss caused by the pandemic. She did laundry and…

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Pregnancy Prevention Program

By pwsadmin | Aug 12, 2020

Being a teenager in a rural area of Honduras is not easy. There are many risk factors for teen pregnancy. Honduran teens have many challenges and assume responsibilities that they should not be dealing at that age. Students tend to stop attending school at early ages, too. Only 31.7% of teens between 15-17 years old…

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Become a Minister of Healing

By pwsadmin | Jul 12, 2020

St. Francis said, “Preach the Gospel daily, use words if necessary.” When you give a gift to the CarolinaHonduras Health Foundation, you become a minister of healing. Through your support, CHHF brings skills andknowledge, life-saving medications, relief of pain, hope, dignity and warm smiles to thousands of our Honduranbrothers and sisters each year. Whether you…

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A man (volunteer) and a young boy

“Stay and Be My Papa.”

By pwsadmin | Jul 9, 2020

As I look back on the past 10 years of mission work in Limón, Honduras, I reflect on one of the most frequently asked questions, “Do you feel sorry for the people down there?“ Don’t get me wrong, the citizens of Limón have needs, some of them tremendous. However, they are deserving of assistance, not…

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A woman kissing the cheek of one of our medical volunteers

A Full Circle Moment

By pwsadmin | Feb 8, 2020

My name is Chris and I worked for Dr. Gibson, the CHHF founder, for over 25 years. I made my first trip to serve in Limón in 1996. I have many wonderful memories from all my missions. One which always bring back a whole range of emotions happened early on.   A young mother living in…

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