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A Family Receives a New Home!

RICARDO’s FAMILY We met Ricardo’s family in 2002 when his wife started coming to the clinic with their youngest child, a small baby girl....

Funds Low-Can You Please Help

I want to thank all of Hands of Hope supporters that have been so faithful to help the people of the villages we have worked in since ...

Blankets for Christmas!

The following week after prenatal clinic in the furtherest village of Yalu, we had an outreach to the elderly people in two other...

Is Insulin a Christmas Gift?

Most of us wouldn’t think of insulin as a Christmas gift, but to Miguel it was the best gift of all. The Monday after Christmas, Maria...

Christmas Miracle in the Village

We had our first Christmas miracle on the Saturday before Christmas. I got a late-night call Wednesday, and learned that a mother who was...

PACO DIED TODAY

At 11 am in the hospital, Paco said he was fine, had no pain, except for a sharp pain in his stomach. He said he was feeling peaceful....

The 1,000,000 Banana Give-Away

We received access to 1,000,000 bananas (and one container was stolen)  thanks to the Chiquita Banana Company; the program is managed...

Crippled by Bus

This family might qualify as perhaps the poorest family we’ve met.  The father was a “helper” on a bus, but fell off and was run over. He...

Little Burn Victim

It’s a blessing to be able to provide general health care to thousands of indigenous families in “our” villages. But so many times, the...

They Came from…. Kentucky!

A group from Kentucky Adoption Services came to visit for a day and were a great blessing to the people of the village. This group ...

Village Life in Pictures

Carrying firewood in rural Guatemala It seems like we notice something new and interesting each time we drive up into the mountains to...

Lice Treatments (ooo-yuck!)

We sent out the word in our village that our clinic would be doing lice shampoo treatments. Dozens of children raced to get in line, and...

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