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Honduras

By August 1, 2013Countries We Visit

honduras1Overseas Partner:

Good Samaritan Baptist Mission

This mission organization was founded in 1968 by husband and wife Bob and Joan Tyson from Villa Rica, Georgia.  They host mission groups year round, plant churches, raise money too feed the poor, and fund a private Christian school for children whose tuition, room and board, clothing and meals are supported by sponsors. For mission teams like DCF, they provide room and board, hearty meals, transportation, and areas for fellowship and worship.

www.goodsamaritan.ms

 

Time of year:

mid-November

 

Average # of…

Students: 8

Dentists: 4

Hygienists: 0-1

Helpers: 6

 

1st years (y/n) not usually

2nd years (y/n) not usually

3rd years (y/n) yes

4th years (y/n) yes

 

Honduras2Services Provided:

Fillings, Cleanings, Extractions

 

Average # of people served: 750

 

Typical Week:

Saturday: fly out of US early morning, arrive in Tegucigalpa afternoon, drive to San Marcos de Colon (this 4 hour bus ride is a great time to bond with team members), unload bus, find rooms, eat dinner, crash!

Sunday: Church service at local church, set up clinic after

Monday-Thursday: clinic days

Friday: clinic in morning, pack up in afternoon

Saturday: Visit school, students give program, rest, and relaxation, pack up

Sunday: drive to airport, fly home

 

Honduras3Typical day of clinic:

Rise and Shine 6:45am

Breakfast at 7:00am

Devotional at 7:30am

Drive to clinic 8:00-9:00am

Clinic from 9:00-Noon

Lunch from Noon-ish – 1:00-ish

Clinic from 1:00-5:00pm

Drive to Mission 5:00-6:00pm

Wash up/ journal/ free time from 6:00-6:30pm

Dinner at 6:30pm

Devotional at 7:00pm

Game time/ free time/ pack pain medication for next day from 7:30-9:00-ish

Hit the sack 9:00-ish to whenever-ish

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