Photos from the team – Saturday morning hike up the Grange Mountains… Photos from left to right: Dental team found an orthodontics office! Team dinner in Butijera on Friday evening Hiking up the mountain Taking a break after 12 miles Don’t get your feet wet! View from the top Featured photo: a few beautiful girls who … Continue reading The big hike – Photos
By Anna Naegeli Happy Friday from Yetebon! Just a quick introduction since I’m the Gundersen transplant for the week- I’m a pharmacist in Kokomo, Indiana. My church has partnered with Project Mercy for a couple of years, and a year or so ago I inquired about joining a medical team on a trip to Yetebon. … Continue reading Morning Nutella to Afternoon Market
By Karla Stewart Seh-LAHM, greetings from Yetebon, We have developed a routine similar to the movie Groundhogs Day. My alarm goes off at 6:10 am to the tune of California Dreaming, I drag my sorry butt outside where most of the team is huddled for our morning run/walk. So far we have chosen a different … Continue reading Throw a tooth on the roof
by Barb Lund So much has happened in the last few days that it feels like we have been here much longer than we have. I am in awe and savoring the fact that I am really in East Africa! The previous posts have beautifully articulated what we are experiencing here. This morning the … Continue reading It was a beautiful day in Yetebon!
Photos from top to bottom, left to right: Anna, who joined our team in Yetebon from Illinois, helping Hapti at the pharmacy Becky and Jacky vision screening Simon says “brush your teeth” Jacky teaching intubation Jen with Beza, one of our wonderful interpreters Karla in the dental clinic Liz delivering dental education Dr. Farley and … Continue reading Photos are here!!
by Jennifer Gregas A warm Amharic ‘hello’ on behalf of our team! We are so very thankful for your kind words and thoughts that you have been sharing with us. Each evening after dinner, we gather around assorted chocolates brought from home to discuss the events of our days and read your comments as a … Continue reading Seh-LAHM
by John Moore Good Monday evening from Yetebon, Ethiopia. A shout out to my supportive wife Kerrie and our 4 kiddos…love you all!!! Today started early with heavy rain on our tukul roofs a 5:15am. The extended rainy season here continues to offer lush vegetation in a dramatic contrast to the typically February dry season … Continue reading First work day completed