Staff kitchen converted into a Lab; apartment over dental clinic finished; Fundación El Buen Samaritano formed in
Ecuador; third USAID Denton humanitarian shipment arrived; second VOSH eye team arrived early September; annual (11th) medical and construction team also came in September.
Surgery performed by urologist Dr. Brad Johnson; completed annual school children dental program; 12th medical and construction team came in August; water purification production to help the clinic’s bottom line began.
Night guard Pepe passed away; Dental Hygienist and husband from US
held special clinic; roof added to clinic;
clinic purchased from Del Hierro’s foundation; dentist added to staff; new walls added due to clinic compound boundary changes; 13th medical and construction team came in October
Sewing machines and notions shipped from US were provided to the local church ladies; helped church leaders to formally organize school non-profit; additional clinic compound construction took place; motorcycle cart purchased for water delivery; added new clinic patient waiting room; 14th medical mission team held clinic for the first time at the city’s garbage dump.
Inside of new patient waiting room
completed; completed construction on the Christian school assembly building; US team came to run a VBS for local children; the 15th medical team held a clinic at the city’s garbage dump for the second year
Earthquake tremors required repair of apartment building; eye clinic foundation provided support; grandson learned what missions was all about; day guard grounded for a time due to heart attack; Christian school forced to close due to lack of funds; first year medical mission team not sent.
Women’s Bible study started; CCPC sent mission supporters; finally received permission from Ecuadorian government for the 4th USAID Denton humanitarian shipment; Ecuador laws changed and cancelled Denton shipment; women’s clinic started by Dra. Silvia; afternoon doctor added; 16th medical and construction team came from Sedalia, MO.
Our Commitment to Ecuador
Proverbs 31:8-9 (NIV) “Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute. Speak up and judge fairly; defend the rights of the poor and needy."