Thursday was our last day working in Matagalpa. The vascular team was able to finish their work by noon and then visited our partner community of Santa Celia. How awesome to see our friends there! They took out rice and beans which as always, is very much appreciated. The youth and the rest of the … Continue reading Better late than never..
Wednesday was another great day. The Helping Babies Breathe team finally got to do their teaching. They went to Jinotega with Dr. Freddy and people he had reached out to, to come to the training. It went very well, as always. The vascular team is in their groove and working beautifully as a team. The … Continue reading What about Wednesday?
Let me tell you! HI all! The last couple of days have been quite busy as usual. Here is the update for Tuesday: Another great day in the clinic with the vascular team. Again, they were able to get to all of their cases and everything went great. The Education and Community Development Teams went … Continue reading What happened on Tuesday?
Hi all! Thanks for checking in. Yesterday was a busy first day with only minor snafus. The vascular team was able to get through all of their scheduled cases and did a great job! Richard went to the hospital to do rounds and said the doctors are all working endless hours with all of the … Continue reading Tuesday morning
Hi all! It is 6am on a rainy Monday morning here in Matagalpa, Nicaragua. Apologies for not blogging yesterday, I hope to catch you up on how things have gone and what we are hoping for today. Our flights on Saturday went well, though we did have a bit of a delay in Miami and … Continue reading Monday morning
Well, tomorrow we will be on our way to Nicaragua. It seems both like we have been planning this forever and that it came up really fast! We have our surgical supplies for the vascular team, the Helping Babies Breathe kits and supplies, and lots of information and plans to move our Community Development and … Continue reading On our way!
Wow! How did we get all that stuff in our suitcases? Continue reading Packing up!
Today we head home. Yesterday morning we finished up our visits with our partners in Matagalpa and made our way towards Managua. As always we stopped for coffee at La Esperanza and then drove to Masaya so people could shop a bit at the market. A small group also decided to go to the volcano … Continue reading On our way home
Hi all! Besides not having much time, the blog site has not been so cooperative, so I apologize for not catching up sooner. The last couple of days of work have been phenomenal as has been the entire week. The Helping Babies Breathe team has had some great classes, the teachers are delighted with how … Continue reading Catching Up