City Hope College

From the moment they climbed onto the Jungle Bus, the word for the City Hope College team was "enthusiasm". They were so eager to help wherever they saw an opportunity. They never had to be pushed to do something, they always found what needed to be done and did it. Their enthusiasm was contagious during a very busy week: we had one day of clinic, hosted two days of an educator...
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Board of Directors 2019

We hit the ground running as soon as our board members arrived! Sunday was a full day of work. Tony and Ben were running around working on several different projects, Kelly began work on a new mural in the hospital, and the interns and Tabby worked on cleaning up the hospital and organizing it to help us prepare for our first team coming at the end of the month. It was great ha...
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Samaritan’s Purse

Recently, Jungle Hospital was added to the list of Samaritan’s Purse hospitals. This means that they will support us by sending us health care providers and supplies. We were very fortunate this year to host five people they sent to us. Our six month volunteer this year, Joy Dordal, is an RN from Minnesota. She came to us at the end of May and stayed until November. She ...
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Ms. Claudia Berry

We have known Ms. Claudia Berry for many years. She is an amazing person to be around, and her assistance is always welcomed at the Jungle Hospital. Ms. Claudia is a strategic planner and grant writer. Many years ago, she came to us and helped us plan out our future goals and taught us how to make decisions in the direction of furthering our mission. It helped us to streamli...
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Big Lake Heights Church of God and Destiny Church

This week we hosted a combo team of two different Alabama churches, Big Lake Heights Church of God in Mobile and Destiny Church in Daphne. They were also a combo team because we took them on medical brigades and school visits, sometimes both at the same time! Their first day, the team split in half. The medical people assisted with our normal clinic, while other team members...
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Jacksonville Education Team

Earl “Chunky” Miller and his wife Dawn led a group from Jacksonville, Florida to do education brigades here in La Cuenca Cangrejal.  They were joined by their daughters, Hugo Vega and his family, plus Chris Wellmon, Jennifer Fleet, and Sarah Willis. The group kicked off their trip with a school visit to Urraco. They also visited Tocontin and Yaruca. Clearly they didn’t mind ...
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Lee University Team

It is our pleasure to host a team from Lee University every year, and this year was no different! We wasted no time when they got here, starting their visit with a medical brigade in Rio Viejo and then taking them to other villages on the mountain to do brigades there. We managed to see patients in Los Limpios, Toncontin, Las Mangas, El Pital, and La Muralla. Las Mangas ...
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