2009 Banepa, Nepal

Apr 9, 2009

We’re in Nepal!

Banepa, Nepal

Blog entries from Banepa, Nepal have sadly been sparse due to their very intermittent internet and phone connections.  We hope to hear from them soon, and are sure that they have amazing stories.... Read More »

Apr 14, 2009

From Michael, Our Photojournalist: The First Day

Banepa, Nepal

The Rotaplast Mission Team arrived at Kathmandu Airport late in the morning of April 6, 2009. The fatigue experienced from the long flights from San Francisco to Korea, Singapore and finally Nepal was quic... Read More »

Apr 15, 2009

In the Eyes of Others: An Update From the Team

Banepa, Nepal

Michael Conley, our photojournalist, has been collaborating with his colleagues along with taking photos and entertaining young ones.  This post comes from John Brewer, another member of the Nepal te... Read More »

Apr 21, 2009

Some Retrospective Thoughts

Banepa, Nepal

Our Rotaplast Team really worked as a positive force for helping these kids. Even though cleft lip and palates are the easiest and most visible work to show change, these burn victims have received major l... Read More »

Apr 22, 2009

Closing Thoughts From Norm McCarvell

Banepa, Nepal

The early morning ritual of getting up and ready for breakfast in time to hop on the bus for a twenty minute ride to the hospital had almost become routine. The hotel food has always been good, the company... Read More »

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Day 6 – Going Home

After breakfast, several team members met with Dr. Elizondo to discuss the mission and future opportunities for Rotaplast to work with them.  He expressed thanks to the Rotaplast team for coming and assis... Read More »

Nov 7, 2021

Day 5 – Last Day of...

Several more surgeries were performed on this last day. Perhaps one of the most under-rated, yet most valuable aspects of surgery is that of anesthesia.  On television and in the movies, the anesthesiolog... Read More »