, 2018 Guatemala City, Guatemala

Aug 16, 2018

Day 3 – Surgery, Clinic and Radio Stars

, Monrovia, Liberia

Several other surgeries were performed today – all went well, some took longer than expected as they were complex cases but the outcomes were fantastic. Below is Dr. Jeff DeWeese (surgeon) and Dr. Mi... Read More »

Aug 17, 2018

Day 4 – The Patient Journey

, Monrovia, Liberia

Many of the people traveling to St Joseph’s Hospital have traveled several hours by multiple shared taxi rides, buses or on foot. With rain, this can add an extra hour because of traffic or flooded r... Read More »

Aug 19, 2018

Day 5 – Raining Smiles

, Monrovia, Liberia

It is the rainy season here in Liberia so we shouldn’t be surprised it rains – in fact, it rains a lot, in monsoon-like downpours. On the positive side the rain brings the temperature down but ... Read More »

Aug 21, 2018

Day 7 – Land of Smiles of Tribulations

, Monrovia, Liberia

While the primary purpose of the mission is to perform surgeries and help patients it is also important to get to know the country and the people. Everyone on the team when asked “What have you liked mos... Read More »

Aug 22, 2018

Day 8 – Thank You’s and Blankets

, Monrovia, Liberia

Rotary District 7450 sponsored a significant portion of this mission. The money was raised by many of the clubs in the District contributing from money raised from charity events and also donations. Withou... Read More »

Aug 24, 2018

Day 9 and 10 – Last days of Surgey

, Monrovia, Liberia

This mission has been special in many ways, the warmth and welcoming of the Liberian people, the support from Rotarians, especially Rotaractors and also because of the diversity of surgeries. We did a numb... Read More »

Aug 24, 2018

Day 11 – Final Clinic and Repacking Day

, Monrovia, Liberia

While not every patient needs to come back to the final clinic we were very pleased to see that many of them did. It was great to see some of our favorite patients and even more satisfying to see some Read More »

Sep 13, 2018

Guatemala City, Guatemala – Clinic Day

, Guatemala City, Guatemala

As the end of our journey to Guatemala with the Rotaplast International team, we are grateful to be of help and filled with sadness that it will come to an end.  This has truly been a journey into oneself... Read More »

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