2009 Lima, Peru

Jul 22, 2009

Orientation

Lima, Peru

'It’s 4:00 a.m. on July 21, 2009, and I am sound asleep at home in Vero Beach, Florida. I am anxiously dreaming of my new soon-to-be reality in Lima, Peru.  Meanwhile, 2,500 miles away, Califor... Read More »

Jul 24, 2009

Rosa Angelina

Lima, Peru

Yesterday at the Hospital National Arzobispo Loayza, the Rotaplast team checked in 120 patients in need of cleft lip and palate surgery from 9a.m. to 5p.m. At 5:10p.m., Rosa Angelina Lopez Pascual an... Read More »

Jul 27, 2009

Sunday Day Trip

Lima, Peru

The Rotary Club El Rimac members have been, and continue to be, wonderful hosts. We are frequently treated to meals and snacks courtesy of the Club, and this weekend we took a special trip that acquainted ... Read More »

Aug 1, 2009

Mission Wrap-Up

Lima, Peru

The last two days of our mission have been eventful and productive.   Friday marked the last day of surgery. Though all we are experiencing varying levels of exhaustion, the infants we took care of f... Read More »

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