A 3rd year pediatric resident, Dr. Claire Gahm, supported us for 3 weeks; Dr. Gahm produced a water production video; 7.8 magnitude earth struck in April devastating most of Portoviejo where Floron resides; dental outreach and Peacemakers blessed us once again.
Truck purchased to help with water deliveries; Dr. Gahm returned to provide support; building repairs made to clinic roof and large storage building; wheelchair program began; 10 year staff anniversary celebrated; grandson passisted the mission; sponsoring of individuals education programs began.
Wheelchair program participants celebration; professional sewing class provided again; water technician resigns to attend police academy; 17th medical and construction team came again from Sedalia, MO; another professional sewing class provided; sponsored another professional education student
One more professional sewing class provided; Pastor Pedro del Hierro passed away; grandson and granddaughter visit in support of the mission; VBS was given to the children of Floron 8. 18th medical mission team arrived in the middle of a national unrest.
Due to visa problems the Engkjers were unable to return to Ecuador since October 2019; Elizabeth had to return home early; Richard was able to attend two of the staff members high school graduations.
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."