Midwifery in a Disaster Zone

In December, following Typhoon Yolanda, one of our missionaries from Abundant asked permission to travel to Tacloban to help with relief efforts. Here the first-hand account of an amazing experience Aisling had while in the Disaster Zone! I went to Tacloban to help in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan (known locally as ‘Yolanda’). The followingContinue reading “Midwifery in a Disaster Zone”

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Canada

The Macad family has taken three weeks away from Abundant Grace of God in Tabuk, Philippines and headed North to spend Christmas with Georgia’s family. We have had a wonderful time here and have seen lots of family and a few friends. It is amazing how fast three weeks can fly by! The boys enjoyedContinue reading “Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Canada”

Far from our Home … but close to our Hearts.

Typhoon Yolanda hit last week with a fury. The reports have just started coming out and the devastation is heartbreaking. Here in Kalinga we had a rainy afternoon on the day the typhoon hit – nothing more. I am so thankful that we are all okay here. That our house is still standing. Our lovedContinue reading “Far from our Home … but close to our Hearts.”

Well-Baby Update

We have a had a great year training mothers in our “Well-Baby” program.  Cathee Mapes has been heading up our program since 2012 and is doing an amazing job!  Cathee knows just about everything there is to know about Primary Health Care, Nutrition, Backyard Gardening, Medical Emergencies, TB … ok a lot of things!  WeContinue reading “Well-Baby Update”

Rest in Peace Sweet Baby Ashley

We are very sad to say good-bye to Baby Ashley Manzano who has become a big part of our lives over these past four months.  Ashley went home to be with Jesus on Wednesday August 28 after a lifelong battle with repeated lung infections that were never diagnosed. Ashley was born at our clinic onContinue reading “Rest in Peace Sweet Baby Ashley”

Thanksgiving from John Lester

Last week Baby John Lester along with his whole family blessed the Abundant staff with a Thanksgiving meal. It was their way to thank us and God for the successful glaucoma operation. As you can see in the pictures, the road to healing will be a long one with many follow-up check-ups in Manila andContinue reading “Thanksgiving from John Lester”