2019 Luxor, Egypt

Mar 15, 2019

Our Journey to Luxor, Egypt

Luxor, Egypt

We’ve had quite the journey since leaving San Francisco International Airport Sunday afternoon with 21 team members and 30 boxes of medical supplies headed for Luxor, Egypt. Each volunteer checks in one ... Read More »

Mar 19, 2019

Our Screening Clinic Begins

Luxor, Egypt

Patients gather outside waiting for our screening clinic to begin. We were overjoyed Wednesday morning to find that all our boxes had arrived to the hospital!  Neal Fleming, Lead Anesthesiologist and Ted ... Read More »

Mar 21, 2019

This Is Why We Have Come

Luxor, Egypt

This is why we have come.  Today, we begin to forever change the lives of our patients, as well as those of their family and community.  We will see 13 patients, a good number for the first day.  There ... Read More »

Mar 28, 2019

Our Team (Part One)

Luxor, Egypt

We make a living by what we get.  We make a life by what we give. ~  Winston Churchill What is a team?  Individuals working together for a common cause, together for the good of the mission, functioning... Read More »

Apr 2, 2019

Our Team (Part Two)

Luxor, Egypt

Our Medical Team could not function without the support of a dedicated group of non-medical volunteers.  It takes each one of us for everything to run like a well-oiled machine, and we have accomplished t... Read More »

Apr 3, 2019

Before We Meet The Rest Of The Team…

Luxor, Egypt

While we were meeting the medical part of our team, surgeries continued. Above, we see Sayed with his dad before surgery. Sayed after surgery.  His cleft lip has been repaired.  The surgeon placed a smal... Read More »

Apr 6, 2019

Our Team (Part Three)

Luxor, Egypt

We are very fortunate to have members of the Medical Convoys Committee of Rotary of Egypt, Cairo South, District 2451 on our team.  They’ve helped to sponsor our mission, and members are present daily a... Read More »

Apr 6, 2019

Closing Clinic

Luxor, Egypt

As we prepare for Closing Clinic, we are filled with the anticipation of seeing patients again, and the sadness of saying goodbye to them.  Many patients returned, some for dressing changes, but many just... Read More »

Apr 6, 2019

Shukraan Jazilaan (Thank you very much)

Luxor, Egypt

The greatest gift we can give is thanksgiving.  In giving gifts, we give what we can spare, but in giving thanks, we give ourselves. Brother David Steindl-Rast We are grateful to so many for the success o... Read More »

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