Summer Days, Musings and Filipino Independence Day

I admit that these HOT summer days have drained all of my energy and drive to get things done. As I drive my car to the clinic I pass by my neighbours working in their yards, doing their laundry, drying rice on the road … I know they must feel the heat too, but theyContinue reading “Summer Days, Musings and Filipino Independence Day”

Medical Mission to the Mountains

This April we hosted a group of 19 Canadians from Samaritan’s Purse for a medical mission. This was our 5th Samaritan’s Purse team and we reached out to four new communities and two old ones. The SP Canada team consisted of three doctors, one Nurse Practitioner, 6 nurses, one EMT and lots of support teamContinue reading “Medical Mission to the Mountains”

How to Pray During a Typhoon.

Last week we had a super typhoon blow through the Province of Kalinga. Tabuk City, the place where Abundant Grace of God is located, was going to be right in the center of the storm. We knew the typhoon was coming and I saw posts on Facebook and other social media platforms asking for prayer.Continue reading “How to Pray During a Typhoon.”

“I saw a woman almost die giving birth in my village …”

Our clinic in Bugnay has been renovated and re-inspected and re-opened! This week my friend Kathleen and I drove up to visit the Bugnay extension clinic to say hello and bring encouragement … mostly in the form of ice cream :). We have been unofficially open for almost a year now but this month weContinue reading ““I saw a woman almost die giving birth in my village …””

Check-ups, Tooth pulling and Haircuts??

Yes, you read that title correctly! This November we hosted a Samaritan’s Purse Canada medical mission where we were able to provide all three services and more! On November 7, a team of ten Canadians (Ken, Dr.John, Mercedes, Erin, Stephen, Kelli, Darcy, Rhonda, Laura and Betty) arrived in Tabuk City and promptly jumped up onContinue reading “Check-ups, Tooth pulling and Haircuts??”

Bugnay Stories

We have been busy getting our Bugnay extension clinic up and running since January this year. Finally in June, all of the Bugnay staff moved up to the centre and began setting up, finishing decorating and organizing and visiting patients! Since we opened our doors again in June, we have performed hundreds of Primary HealthyContinue reading “Bugnay Stories”