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”
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The Trials of Baby John Lester
John Lester is the third child and third boy born into the Arce Family. He was delivered at our clinic in the middle of February 2012 and when he was born we noticed that his left eye was quite swollen. We referred him to a pediatrician and they diagnosed him with an infection and gaveContinue reading “The Trials of Baby John Lester”
Adventures from Bugnay – You won’t believe these girls!!
By Crystal Meeks and Evelyn Pullis (Head Midwives at our Bugnay Clinic) Brenda and I had planned this trip to Tabuk for eight days. We had received cell phone signal during hikes to Locoong and Proper. During that time we had learned that Samaritan’s Purse Canada was going to help sponsor the surgery forContinue reading “Adventures from Bugnay – You won’t believe these girls!!”
Surprise Home-birth – by Cathee Mapes
This is a first-hand account of a home-birth that Cathee Mapes (our Well-Baby Co-ordinator) experienced this month. Cathee and her husband Chris and their family have recently moved to the village of Pakak and this is one of their crazy experiences! “KADCHI” “I heard a loud knock at our door and my name being calledContinue reading “Surprise Home-birth – by Cathee Mapes”
First Birth in Bugnay
First Bugnay Update!
Although I haven’t yet had a chance to visit the new clinic, Crystal and I have been sending letters back and forth by jeep. That is right – there is no cellphone reception in Bugnay. A little over a week ago the clinic in Bugnay had it’s very first birth! She was the sister ofContinue reading “First Bugnay Update!”
Bugnay Birth Center Begins!!
Well, four of my most favourite people left me yesterday – but I am so excited! Crystal Meeks, Evelyn Pullis, Karen Ligab and Brenda Alinao left yesterday morning in a jeep packed full to the brim with household and clinic supplies. They are heading to Bugnay to start a sister clinic that will be servingContinue reading “Bugnay Birth Center Begins!!”
Medical Mission 2012!
We just wrapped up an incredible 10-day Medical Mission to the mountains of Kalinga. Samaritan’s Purse Canada put together an amazing team of doctors, nurses, construction workers and support workers who came and served with us in one of the most remote areas of Kalinga. From March 18-28 we served over 1000 people from 7Continue reading “Medical Mission 2012!”
The Grand Opening and Five-Year Anniversary
On Saturday February 11 we hosted our Grand Opening of the new clinic building as well as our Five-Year Anniversary celebration! Reinhard Scheumann from “Geshenke der Hoffnung” was even able to come all the way from Germany to help us celebrate. Here are a few pictures of the day and I will post more asContinue reading “The Grand Opening and Five-Year Anniversary”
Our New Clinic!
Well, here it is! We finally made the long awaited move into our new clinic on February 1! There are still lots of finishing touches to be made (ie: exterior paint, roof-deck office, terrace cover) but we are in and have already delivered three babies in the new building. We will be having our GrandContinue reading “Our New Clinic!”