The Mission Continues

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 therapy
In 2016, Faith In Practice piloted a wheelchair clinic program in partnership with Free Wheelchair Mission. Through this program, our volunteer medical clinic teams and surgical teams have assembled and distributed wheelchairs to more than 4,000 Guatemalan patients in need of mobility aids.... Read More
“You know how it is with them,” he said. “Especially the younger ones. When they are hungry, they need to eat. With us, we wait.” Back in May, we heard from Armando about the impact the pandemic was having on his family and his community. Due to the lockdown imposed by the government to limit... Read More
Oscar was in a motorbike accident in 2013. He received an incomplete surgery at the national hospital and his leg fracture did not heal properly. As a result, Oscar ended up needing an amputation. This was performed by Dr. Stewart on the Woolf team in 2016. As part of our mission, we are... Read More
     Sandra, one of our Guatemalan volunteers        Sandra with Faith In Practice Staff   Sandra is a social worker from Guatemala who has dedicated her life to serving her community of Patzicía.  She first served with Faith In Practice in 2015 alongside her mother at a traditional birth... Read More
¡Bienvenidos! Welcome to Faith In Practice’s the Mission Continues blog! If you are new to Faith In Practice, we are excited that you are here and interested to learn more about us and how we serve the people of Guatemala.    To all the familiar faces, we are grateful you are here and staying... Read More