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Fourth Year Medical Student: Philippines Mission

May 9, 2016 Missions 0 Comments

Read the account of fourth year medical student from George Washington University who volunteered in the Philippines this past February. The student shares a bit about her experience giving back on the mission: I participated in the Mission to Heal…

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Blog Series | Leira Lew

April 25, 2016 Uncategorized 0 Comments

Leira Lew is a student at Calvin College. She spent the month of January in the Philippines with Mission to Heal. Leira, who traveled with 11 other students and a handful of medical practitioners, has agreed to share her experiences…

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Surgical Mission in the Philippines: We came, we saw, they conquered us

March 14, 2016 Uncategorized 0 Comments

            Today we're re-blogging an incredible story and photos from volunteers Eva & Andrew. Read below: "Aguiaman," which is to say thank you in Ilocano. This is the language spoken in Apayao and Ilocos Norte, the most northern…

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The MSU is a miracle machine.

Dr. Glenn Geelhoed, our founder, shared his first thoughts on the new mobile surgical unit (MSU) in the below email received mid-January:   I have just arrived and this is the first time I’ve had access to email while in…

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Success Story | Clement Chao

February 8, 2016 Uncategorized 1 Comment

One of Mission to Heal's main objectives is life-changing learning, or learning that results from experiencing profoundly different environments that challenge long-held beliefs and habits while accomplishing feats of service and discovering meaning, purpose, and motivation for a lifetime. Many…

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This day has been a long time coming…

January 31, 2016 Missions 1 Comment

This day has been a long time coming... My first experience with Mission to Heal was back at Calvin College, where I met Dr. Geelhoed when he was visiting as a guest lecturer. A year after that initial conversation I found…

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