Caring Hands: Inspiring Stories of Volunteer Medical Missions

Caring Hands: Inspiring Stories of Volunteer Medical Missions

by Susan J. Alexis

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Overview

This book contains the inspiring stories of U.S. health care volunteers who traveled abroad to provide humanitarian aid to patients in Third World and war-torn countries.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781577491286
Publisher: Fairview Press
Publication date: 02/15/2003
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

Photographsix
Introductionxi
Documenting a Difference - Bolivia1
Sharing over a Cup of Coffee - Kosovo7
Correcting the Negative - Ecuador17
C Is for Community - South Africa25
A Passion for This Work - Mexico33
Repaying the Debt - Nepal39
Better Than Not Catching Fish - Thailand55
Rejoicing in What They Have - Guatemala63
The Joy of Caring - Nigeria71
Forgotten Country - Haiti79
Of Seminaries and Superlatives - Guatemala87
Exhausted, Appreciated, Inspired - India93
Where the Rivers Are Highways - Honduras101
Former Enemies, Future Friends - Russia, Vietnam109
Building a New Jerusalem - El Salvador115
Where the Churches Are Full - Tanzania123
For Just One Better Day - Haiti127
Eating Grass and Boiling Cowhide - Sudan137
Adding Another Dimension - Guatemala143
In a Heartbeat - Bangladesh151
Little Time and Much to Do - Nicaragua159
Nothing but Themselves - Guatemala165
Toward a Lasting Impact - Kazakhstan, Mongolia171
A Tale of Two Orphanages - Ukraine181
A Degree of Control - Nicaragua191
Walking the Thin Line - Costa Rica199
The Language of Love - Russia, Philippines, Kenya207
Agenda for Repair: Equipment and People - Guatemala215
Part of My Life - Zimbabwe225
Changing Lives in Forty-Five Minutes - Venezuela, Kenya233
A Continuing Call238

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