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Life Changing Medical Mission

Faith In Practice is a non-profit, ecumenical Christian organization that seeks to improve the physical, spiritual, and economic conditions of the poor in Guatemala through integrated surgical, medical, and dental mission trips and health-related educational programs. Although we currently do not have teams in Guatemala, we will be returning January 2021. For COVID-19 and Guatemala Updates please visit our updates page below.

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July 2020 eNews - Enfolded: César and Geovanni

Geovanni’s shoulders were slightly stooped, the only sign of the weight that this young man bore. As he bowed his head, he placed his right hand lightly on the wheelchair’s bright blue handle. The wheelchair that now enfolded his father, César.

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Happy Birthday, Faith In Practice!

Our team leaders from across the country came together to wish us a Happy Birthday!

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June Volunteer 2020 eNews - The Call Continues

You know it, don’t you? That aroma as you leave the plane and step out onto the turquoise jetway? That unique bouquet that tells you that you have arrived in Guatemala. The moment you recognize that even though you have traveled long distances, you have somehow come home.

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In Honor of Armando Nájera-Morales, serving his people faithfully

Thousands of patients have received care because of Armando Nájera-Morales. Volunteering with Faith In Practice for over twelve years, Armando becomes family to his patients.

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Faith In Practice Responds - #GivingTuesdayNow

“You are not alone in this,” he said, “you are always in our prayers.” That’s what our longtime volunteer, Armando Nájera, told Felipe Gutierrez, our village medical clinic director, when he arrived in Jalapa Tuesday morning. Felipe traveled for many hours to deliver much-needed food for Armando and his family, the first stop in a very long day.

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Stories from Guatemala

Providing life-changing care in our wheelchair clinic

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Life Changing Medical Mission

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Faith In Practice is a non-profit, ecumenical Christian organization that seeks to improve the physical, spiritual, and economic conditions of the poor in Guatemala through integrated surgical, medical, and dental mission trips and health-related educational programs. Although we currently do not have teams in Guatemala, we will be returning January 2021. For COVID-19 and Guatemala Updates please visit our updates page below.

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Victor was playing soccer when he was caught in the crossfire of a nearby robbery and was shot in the back. He was paralyzed from the waist down and would not walk again. His life changed that day but his spirit, faith and positive attitude were strong. He came to our clinic to replace his old, broken wheelchair. Dr. Mike Noel examined him with translation assistance from Josue Trevino. Crystal Rempfer, our occupational therapist, fitted him for a new wheelchair.

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Providing life-changing care in our wheelchair clinic