Mission Blog

Pablo receiving his wheelchair at Hope HavenOur PT Samuel showing Marlon how to use his verticalizerTagni with Guatemalan volunteers in TotonicapánBlanca and Mynor with a patient at Xela Aid mobility clinicAngel at the Patzicia clinicOur physical therapist, Samuel, with Mynor and Sylvia from Hope HavenStaff member Tagni Moncada with Days for Girls groupGuatemalan volunteers receiving care packagesChristmas care packagesJuan and Dra. Patty Baiza at the San José Pinula Mobility ClinicPhysical therapist Samuel Villatoro showing Eulogio how to use his crutchesPhysical therapist Samuel Villatoro and EmmaGuatemalan volunteer, Sandra Xico, with staffStaff members Tagni Moncada and Gaetan Moussa preparing care packages for Guatemalan volunteersGuatemalan volunteer with care package contentsStaff members Gaetan Moussa, Joanne Wessels, and Jaime de Leon hosting the HHG and Providence symposiumCare package deliveryPatient giving thanks for new wheelchair she got from the Mobility ClinicTagni Moncada with patient at Telemedicine clinicFelipe Gutierrez with patient at Telemedicine clinicTagni Moncada with patient at Telemedicine clinicVarinia and her familyProsthetic patient, Varinia, walking on her new legVarinia and MarvinAlesandro and his motherOscar receiving physical therapyTrauma patients triage day at the ObrasEdgar Oswaldo and Jose AntonioJosh with Margarita and Camilo at the Obras
05/14/2021
Nestled in the Highlands of Guatemala is the Xela Aid Clinic. In this land of wisping clouds and patches of cultivated fields that cling to the mountainside, the first language is Mam. Many do not speak Spanish or read or write. Most have never left their mountain homes. It is here where... Read More
05/06/2021
Camilo says that his beloved wife of 65 years, Margarita, was once very beautiful, and even though she is now old, she still is beautiful because in God we are all restored. He also says she married him because she fell in love with him. As he speaks, she giggles, and you can glimpse the young... Read More
04/29/2021
Our Guatemalan volunteers are so excited and thrilled to welcome our U.S. volunteers home to Guatemala! They are excited, thrilled, but above all else, prepared. For months, they have been preparing for the Faith In Practice U.S. volunteer teams to return. And now, on the threshold of the very... Read More
04/14/2021
Edgar Oswaldo lives in El Progreso, José Antonio in Montericco. The distance between them is more than 5 hours by car. Without tragedy they probably would never have met. But, through tragedy, they have become, as José Antonio says, brothers. Edgar Oswaldo and José Antonio were each carried... Read More
03/17/2021
The very first team to return to Guatemala will arrive on May 1st and we are so excited to be welcoming our teams home! We have been busy over the past several months preparing and joyfully looking towards the day teams return. Village Medical Clinic Sites Throughout February and March, our... Read More
03/05/2021
With the dawning of a new year, we are seeing our partnerships grow and it gives us much encouragement and hope. We are very excited to be welcoming teams home to Guatemala on May 1st as we continue to provide care to patients through telemedicine, mobility clinics, and more. Telemedicine Our... Read More

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