2018 project: Chaco, Argentina

Past Projects: 2011 Project


Asuncion, Paraguay, South America
June 2011
48 team members from the U.S. and Guatemala

Project goal

To provide free surgical correction for indigent patients and free medical treatment for village clinic patients, teaching community health and sharing the gospel.

Team & Location

48 members from 7 states and Guatemala:

Andrews, Ashley CST - Surgery Centerville, Ohio
Anghelache, Coca Family Nurse Practitioner Dayton, Ohio
Beatty, James CRNA - Anesthesia Dayton, Ohio
Blackburn, Chloe Surgery Associate Parker, Colorado
Blackburn, Lisa RN - Surgery Parker, Colorado
Bruns, Michelle Clinic Associate Maria Stein, Ohio
Cofino, Ernesto MD - Plastic Surgeon Guatemala City, Guatemala
Cohen, Scott MD - Urologist Dayton, Ohio
Cohen, Lori Photographer Dayton, Ohio
Concha, Raul Lead Puppeteer, Translator Springboro, Ohio
Cortez, Nina CRNA - Anesthesia Loma Linda, California
Decker, Mark Worship Artist, Clinic Associate Siloam Springs, Arkansas
Decker, Sheri RN - Surgery Siloam Springs, Arkansas
Eick, Robert Clinic Associate Dayton, Ohio
Eldenburg, Andrew Clinic Associate Centerville, Ohio
Engelkemier, Lisa Chaplain Parker, Colorado
Farley, Mark DDS - Dentist Highland Heights, Kentucky
Farley, Madison Clinic Associate Highland Heights, Kentucky
Grilliot, Ashley CST - Surgery Dayton, Ohio
Grimes, Mark Translator Springfield, Ohio
Kellis, Deanna RN - Surgery Vandalia, Ohio
Klug, Mark MD - Hand Surgeon Dayton, Ohio
Langenkamp, Cindy Puppeteer, Clinic Associate Celina, Ohio
Liu, Grace DO - Anesthesiologist Redlands, California
Luther, Chris Clinic Associate Dayton, Ohio
Luther Sallie DO - Anesthesiologist Dayton, Ohio
Monson, Chris RN - Surgery Casper, Wyoming
Monson, Ben MD - General Surgeon Kettering, Ohio
Morris, Krystal Clinic Associate Kettering, Ohio
Namenyi, Pam Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Xenia, Ohio
Perez, Frank Translator Kettering, Ohio
Purvis, Barb RN - Surgery Kettering, Ohio
Purvis, Shastin Translator Rochester, New York
Rajaratnam, Sheila MD - Anesthesiologist Dayton, Ohio
Robles, Alexa CRNA - Anesthesia Guatemala City, Guatemala
Rogers, Jeffrey DO - Anesthesiologist Xenia, Ohio
Schmidt, Eric Surgery Associate Centerville, Ohio
Schmidt, Gary Worship Leader, Clinic Coordinator Highlands Ranch, Colorado
Schmidt, Mafi RN - Administrator Banning, California
Schmidt, Stephanie Translator Centerville, Ohio
Schmidt, Steve MD - Plastic Surgeon Centerville, Ohio
Scott, Gail Puppeteer, Clinic Associate Dayton, Ohio
Shawver, Bonnie CRNA - Anesthesia Laramie, Wyoming
Tanguay, Ryan Surgery Associate Lebanon, Ohio
Tanguay, Shelby Surgery Associate Lebanon, Ohio
Thomas, Michaella Clinic Associate Kettering, Ohio
Velasco, Janet MD - Pediatric Internal Medicine Kettering, Ohio
Velasco, Jon MD - General Surgeon Kettering, Ohio

Sanatorio Adventista De Asuncion, Asuncion, Paraguay, South America


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Our Mission:

Compassion: sending surgical, medical/dental and water project teams worldwide

Illumination: teaching patients and local personnel

Restoration: promoting and enhancing physical and spiritual health and healing

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