Village Delk El Progreso

Devotion on Saturday morning led by Christopher DelkSchool at Sanarate where we setup our clinicOur buses parked outside Sanarate clinicTeam Delk unpacking the trucks for the Sanarate clinicPharmacy setup at Sanarate ClinicOB/GYN clinicDental ClinicWhere the lines outside the general clinic will be General Clinic setupOrientation,  2.24.19Volunteer trainingTeam gathering before clinic opens on Day 1Patients line up outside the gate before clinic opensPatients are given albendazole as they enter clinicClinic Day 1: Triage setup before patients arriveClinic Day 1: Triage setup after patients arriveClinic Day 1: patients entering the clinicClinic Day 1: Volunteers helping to get patients to Triage!Clinic Day 1: TriageClinic Day 1: Where patients await to be seen in triageClinic Day 1: TriageClinic Day 1: TriageClinic Day 1: PediatricsClinic Day 1: PediatricsClinic Day 1: Line outside the General ClinicClinic Day 1: Counseling outside the PharmacyClinic Day 1: PediatricsClinic Day 1: members of the pediatric team Clinic Day 1: members of the pharmacy teamClinic Day 1"God is Good" (see Blog 2.25.19)Clinic Day 1Clinic Day 1Clinic Day 1: the laboratory View on the way to SanarateClinic Day 2Clinic Day 2Clinic day 2: TriageCarol hard at work in general medicinePreparing amoxicillin para los ninos Dental ClinicDental ClinicPhysical TherapySilvia working hard in family medicinePediatrician Frank hard at workOne of the local optomotrists volunteering her timeClinic day 2: TriageClinic day 2: TriageClinic day 2: TriageClinic day 2: TriageHow many kilograms?!Sharon and her new friend, Adolfo"This chair is the most beautiful thing I've ever seen."Patient described in section 4 of 2.26.19 blogPatient described in section 4 of 2.26.19 blogPatient described in section 4 of 2.26.19 blogThe Mayor of Sanarate giving a heart-warming speech to express his gratitude to our teamSharon and her new friend, AdolfoGroup photo with the mayor of Sanarate and the beautiful bags they gave us as a "thank you"Phebe Chen, radiologist, performing an ultrasoundPhebe Chen, radiologist, performing an ultrasoundWalk to setup Clinic #2On the way to setup Clinic #2!Triage area for Clinic #2Line outside Clinic Day #3Clinic Day #3: TriageClinic Day #3: TriageClinic Day #3: Physical therapyClinic Day #3Clinic Day #3: TriageClinic Day #3"Thanks to God I had surgery and my knee pain is much better" (see blog 2.27.19)Maria's beautiful smile (blog post 2.27.19)MariaNP Linda and Guatemalan doctor, OtonielClinic Day #3: Pediatric clinicPharmacy San CristobalPharmacy panoramicLab in San Cristobal. Our team members had great flexibility as the new clinic site unexpectedly did not have a full classroom for the labClinic Day #3: Pediatric clinicChild with syndactylyCarol in general medicine clinicArparicio, one of our wonderful bus drivers and medication counselers!Aileen in GYN clinicGuatemalan doctor, Otoniel, checking his patients earsGayle in PTThanks to Hector and local volunteers for WONDERFUL lunches and snacks all week. We appreciate all of your hard work.

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03/01/2019
Thank you for supporting us on our mission and following along with the blog each day. We truly appreciate your support, thoughts, and prayers during our trip. Hundreds of referred patients will be seen by surgeons and specialists on other Fath In Practice teams who will travel to Guatemala in... Read More
02/28/2019
Devotion this morning was led by Sharon Devine (interpreter), who has been coming to Guatemala for years with Faith In Practice and participates on multiple village team trips a year. She shared her personal journey of faith and how she has been able to put it into practice. Together, we all... Read More
02/27/2019
Today is clinic day 3 for the Delk Team! We traveled to San Cristobal Acasaguastlan and set up a new clinic. Statistics from yesterday’s clinic, our last day in Sanarate, continued to increase from the day before. A total of 548 patients were seen: 217 in general, 97 pediatrics, 40 gynecology... Read More
02/26/2019
This morning’s devotion and prayer was led by Delores Sellers, Linda Zimbelman, and Carmen Paz. The theme was “acts of kindness.” It is truly remarkable all the kind acts that are performed by both team members and the Guatemalan patients we see in clinic. Team members Lindsey Windstrand (... Read More
02/25/2019
Day 1 of clinic started off bright and early at 5:30am with an inspiring morning devotional and prayer by Dr. Christi Hunt. She focused on the topic of empathy versus sympathy and the vast differences that many may fail to recognize. Even if we have not stood in the exact shoes as the patients... Read More
02/24/2019
Team Delk 607 has had a busy 48 hours. On Saturday, members of our team gathered from all over and oriented at Casa de Fe in Antigua and met with Faith In Practice (FIP) CEO, Linda McCarty. It is inspiring to see numerous returning members welcoming new and first-time volunteers. While some... Read More