Although this was not an official mission per se, and was planned to setup our 2018 dental mission, it turned out to be so much more than just a planning trip.
Accompanied by family members from The Farm Bakery and Events in Quakertown, PA, and Planet Smoothie in Doylestown, PA, who had organized a shoe and small toys drive, we transported about (10) crates of donations to be distributed at various locations in Nicaragua.
We visited Club Esperanza in La Chureca, a municipal waste disposal area, where we will be treating in January 2018, and met with (non-profit) who we will be partnering with to treat the children there.
We donated more than (100) pairs of shoes, school supplies, Bibles, and more to Club Esperanza and to a couple other communities where we had treated in February.
We were also able to help fund a clean water project which will bring clean, potable water to a community of around (100) houses and (500) people who have never had access to clean water.
While we were there visiting a school, and handing out the donations, we also instrumented a cleanup project at the school.
Also, while we were touring in Masachapa, a fishing community on the coast, the high tides and currents were wreaking havoc to the area and we helped one family save their porch, and home front from being a total loss.
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