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Day 5 part 1: Bendiciones-Blessings
Good morning and welcome back. Today we started day 3 of surgeries. By 7am, all areas of the hospital were busy either preparing our patients for surgery or helping them to recover from their operations yesterday. I would like
Day 4-part 1: Tiburón bebe: Baby shark
Good afternoon, we started our day in the post-op ward hanging out with our patients who had surgery yesterday. Our Recreation therapist, Cyndie George, entertained the children with baby shark, otherwise known as tiburón bebe, coloring sheets. These coloring sheets
Day 3- K’extajik:Transformed
When we arrived this morning, I heard one of the parents use the word k’extajik. I asked one of the nurses what this meant and she explained to me that the mother speaks K’iche, the Mayan language of Guatemala, which
Day 2- Welcome Back Home
In the words of our host, Mr. Carlos Ramirez Portilla, “Welcome Back Home.” Thanks to the help of our local Rotary club host, Rotary Club Guatemala de la Asunción, the hospital was surrounded by our beautiful patients this morning, who greeted
Day 1- I haven’t seen you since….
Welcome to our blog. My name is Renee Paquier and I am your mission historian. This mission is located in Antigua, Guatemala. Antigua Guatemala or “Old Guatemala” is located in southern Guatemala. It was founded in the early 16th century
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In the last few days, you may have noticed our patients in bed or covered up in beautiful quilt, such as the ones below. These quilts were made for and donated by Wrap-A-Smile (a Rotary based organizatio... Read More »