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Honduras Adult Medical Brigade-Houston,TX

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Powerpoint intended to raise funds for an adult medical team, based in Houston, TX; travelling to Honduras annually.

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Honduras Adult Medical Brigade-Houston,TX

  1. 1. Honduras Adult Medical Brigade Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit
  2. 2. History <ul><li>14 years service </li></ul><ul><li>Team-members from all-over U.S. </li></ul><ul><li>Different religions & backgrounds </li></ul>
  3. 3. Works <ul><li>Veterinary, dental, </li></ul><ul><li>medical </li></ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><li>Water tower project </li></ul><ul><li>Support local business </li></ul>
  4. 4. A Typical Day <ul><li>Teams start day with devotional </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Teams drive to different villages </li></ul><ul><li>Veterinary teams--2 per day </li></ul>
  6. 6. Some villages are more remote than others
  7. 7. <ul><li>Mobile pharmacy </li></ul><ul><li>Over 2000 prescriptions in 2010 </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>See patients through-out day </li></ul><ul><li>All ages </li></ul><ul><li>All ailments </li></ul>
  9. 12. <ul><li>Veterinary teams provide </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Vaccines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Surgery </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Parasite Control </li></ul></ul>
  10. 17. <ul><li>Return to home base </li></ul><ul><li>Prepare for next day </li></ul>
  11. 18. Education <ul><li>Las Guardianas training </li></ul><ul><li>General healthcare </li></ul><ul><li>Husbandry/farming improvement </li></ul>
  12. 19. Water Tower Project <ul><li>4 towers to date </li></ul><ul><li>Serve 200-300 people each </li></ul>
  13. 20. <ul><li>Empowerment and responsibility </li></ul><ul><li>Improved health </li></ul>Water source prior to towers
  14. 21. Support Local Business <ul><li>Local contractors </li></ul><ul><li>Supply purchases </li></ul><ul><li>Souvenirs </li></ul><ul><li>Xavier </li></ul>
  15. 22. Other Benefits <ul><li>Creating long-lasting bonds </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Team members </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Honduran people </li></ul></ul>
  16. 25. Contact Information <ul><li>Holy Spirit Medical Brigade </li></ul><ul><li>William Ray (Bill) Folger </li></ul><ul><li>12306 Tealwood North Dr. </li></ul><ul><li>Houston, TX 77024 </li></ul><ul><li>713.461.2287 </li></ul><ul><li>Donations gratefully accepted </li></ul><ul><li>Make checks payable to: Church of the Holy Spirit </li></ul><ul><li>In the memo section put: Adult Honduras Mission </li></ul>

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