Dr. John Kelley

“Reflections” – February 18-25, 2010 Haiti trip as told by Dr. John Kelley   I want to thank you for your prayers and support (donations of supplies, equipment, and cash) for my recent surgical mission to Haiti. For the past several years when talking about my surgical missions to Honduras, I usually begin with “Honduras […]


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Dr. John Kelley

An accounting of the June 22nd – 28th 2008 trip as told by Dr. John Kelley Just a note to thank you for the support you gave my recent surgical mission to Honduras. Your prayers were appreciated by all. And, all of your donations were put to good use providing care for the poorest of […]


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Linda Mendelson, RN

Moments in Time in Honduras By Linda Mendelson, RN A gentle man wearing weathered work boots and a cowboy hat looking well beyond his years walked into the Hospital in Comayagua, Honduras with his 8 year old daughter. He appeared shy and timid, but knew in his heart, shaking nervously as he signed the operative […]


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Liz Murphy, RNFA

In January of 2010, a devastating earthquake had brought havoc to the Isle of Haiti and its people. Immediately, following the devastation many medical teams volunteered their help. I felt a personal urgency to help them to. During the weeks that followed, I applied to many medical teams that were sending aid. After no response, […]


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Pam Penovi, RN, CCRN

“Come with us. You’ll love it”…. were Jeanne Teter’s words to me one year. I thought, no, not for me. About a year later for an “unknown reason” I felt inspired……well, you know it has to be God…….and said to her “Please pray hard, I really want to go in February” I felt this overwhelming […]


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Julie Smit, CRNA

Love in Action Julie Smit In February, 2010 I had the privilege of joining 18 compassionate volunteers for Light of the World Charities in Comayagua, Honduras. I had read and heard about the wonderful work of Light of the World Charities and was honored to be able to join this surgical group. When first asked, […]


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Donato A Viggiano, MD FACS

Whatever it is that seems so important in your life, whatever occupies your mind, and perhaps keeps you awake at night, give yourself the gift of putting it all on hold for a week. Your trip to a medically under-served country with like-minded health professionals will make a lasting impact on your friends, your family, […]


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Therese Becker, Volunteer Dental Assistant

Nicaragua Mission May 2011 By Therese Becker (Volunteer Dental Assistant) I never imagined last September that my life would change as much as it has these last few months. It took only one phone call and the offering of my time and services for this change to happen. When I say change, I not only […]


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Donna Batta, RN OR

My first trip to Nicaragua found me in Matagalpa, population around 110,000 residents, built on a hilly terrain surrounded by mountains. With the elevation at 700 meters, the climate was warm during the day with cool evenings. We stayed in a resort with quaint cabins on a coffee plantation surrounded by lush vegetation on rolling […]


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