Dental Missions Haiti 1Overseas Partner: West Indies Self Help (WISH)

Time of year: mid-August

Average # of…

Students: 5
Dentists: 3
Hygienists: 0
Helpers: 1

1st years (y/n) – not usually
2nd years (y/n) – not usually
3rd years (y/n) – yes
4th years (y/n) – yes

Dental Missions HaitiServices Provided:

cleanings, fillings, extractions

Average # of people served:


Activities other than clinic time:

fellowship every night, fellowship Sunday with local missionaries, going to see feeding of local children, visiting the local market, boat ride and snorkeling

Typical week:

Saturday: fly out of US early morning, arrive in Port au Prince afternoon, Take small “Puddle Jumper” to La Gonave Island. Load luggae, drive to missionaries home, unload luggage, pick rooms, eat dinner, and crash
Sunday: Church service at local Haitian church then another service with local missionaries. Take a boat ride to go snorkeling
Monday-Thursday: clinic
Friday: clinic in morning, go to see Market in afternoon
Saturday: Pack up and leave for airport, fly home

Haiti2aTypical day:

Rise and shine at 6:30am
Breakfast at 7:00am
Clinic from 8:00-Noon
Lunch from Noon-ish – 1:00
Clinic from 1:00 to 5:00pm
Wash up/ journal/ free time from 6:00-6:30pm
Dinner at 6:30 or 7:00
Fellowship from 8:00-8:30pm
Pack Pills/Game time/ free time/ 8:30-until bed