True North

Through the good word of our friend Lee Domingue, this cluster of 3 Canadian families ended up visiting during the City Hope week and joining in on some of our school visits. The Thursday visits to Yaruca, Nueva Suyapa, and Los Pirineos now included some Northern friends alongside our Alabama church team! On Friday, when the City Hope team went down to La Ceiba, this family gro...
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City Hope 2018

From CityHope Church in Alabama, we received first year ministry students for the first time! This addition to our medical brigades made our outreach even more rich and all-encompassing with spiritual ministry being focused on alongside our medical care with this dimensional group. Our week’s schedule had us in Rio Viejo (100 medical patients, 20 IER seniors with dental ...
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Midwife Conference

After years of dreaming, we finally were able to host the first conference with the Cuenca midwives to train them in essential care for newborns. With the opening of our Labor and Delivery Ward in 2016, our passion for spreading newborn and new mothers’ health grew even more. Dr. Martin and our visiting Dr. Amy Wood facilitated the teachings and included the 3 Cuenca nurses and...
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February Residents

Ryan, an Internal medicine resident, came for his first time in May of 2017 and returned this February for another one month rotation. This time, however, he brought his wife Sheena, an OB/GYN resident, for the one month stay. The two went to Las Minas, experienced two rotations in Atlántida Hospital in La Ceiba, and assisted in the palliative care of Doña Paula beside our t...
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A Helping Hand

  A returning helping hand, Lizzy Sillcocks, is serving with us for six months during her gap year after graduating college. Lizzy came as a summer intern last year on J-Team and fell in love with this place. After being accepted into New York Medical College for this July, she decided to spend six months with us before continuing her studies in medicine. She has a h...
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Uncommon

During the end of this month, we received a unique team filled with some of our favorite people.  Our HHG Board Members and some close friends visited: Tony, Mike, and Ben from Louisiana, Tim from London, Vim and Jordan from Texas, and Brian from Atlanta, all joined together for a week of deep-hearted service. Our week together began with a sermon from CityHope Church ca...
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Expansion Project

Here we go again! This coming February, we will begin a new expansion project here at the Jungle Hospital. Our objective is to build housing for potential long term volunteers and their families so that the Jungle Hospital Staff can grow and better meet the needs of our surrounding area. Our current housing serves short term volunteers well, but doesn't meet the needs of establ...
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10 Year Hospital Anniversary

On November 9th, 2017, the Dyer Rural Hospital celebrated its 10th year anniversary! Has it really been ten years?! As we've looked back over our time here in Rio Viejo, we stand in awe at all that God has done. We remember the dream and vision being so great and it has taken many hearts and hands to bring us where we are today. Here's a peek at some of the ministry highlig...
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Loxley First Baptist/HHG Families

With Loxley First Baptist, three families of the HHG staff and an OB/GYN combined, we had a diverse and fun educational team from July 1-8th. These guys came prepared with skits, dramas, puppets and supplies to start out our summer education visits to the local schools. We began the week with our prep day on Sunday, which included preparing student bags, teacher gift bags, a...
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Lee University

Every year, we have the privilege of hosting a team from our Alma Mater: Lee University. This team was once again filled with incredible students and doctors who came prepared with medicine and supplies for their two weeks of mobile medical and dental clinics. A highlight of their time here was our hike out to the village of La Muralla. We've had many patients come to our ho...
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