Monthly Archives: October 2018

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 : Another new life at Mombo Health Centre (MHC)

October 30, 2018 Most of our day was spent at the Mombo Health Centre. Our main goals today were collecting stats, engaging our students with the local doctor who does general surgery, and examining the equipment and functionality of the new operating room. An average of 170 babies are born at the MHC each month. Today a

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Five Gifts To Improve Lives 2018

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Monday, October 29, 2018 – Mombo Health Centre Progress

Our day began with visits to several government offices before we continued on to the Mombo Health Center where we have been improving and building facilities. The surgery department was rebuilt and furbished with new equipment. We have also constructed a mortuary (below) for the Health Centre. Death from traffic accidents are a serious problem

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Sunday, October 28, 2018 – Science Lab Opened

After arriving last night in Tanzania, we hit the road running to our first project six hours away in Mombo. A science lab for a high school has been completed and the students did some demonstrations, showing us what they have been learning. The lab at Mkomazi secondary school (below). Students showing their experiments (below).

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Adventures await in the Bolivian Amazon for health-care volunteers

Pictured above: Joselo Balderrama, clinic co-ordinator for the Rio Beni Health Foundation, loads medical supplies onto a boat in the Amazon River. By LAURA TESTER Deep in the Amazon rainforest, an adventure awaits A Better World Canada health-care volunteers. Here in Bolivia they’ll find nasty bugs, extreme heat and some of the world’s poorest people

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Ann Thongues at Home of New Beginnings Update

Currently, we have 5 girls and 2 kids who are a part of the Pattaya Project. Most of them came off of the street. So far, it has proven to be a challenge for us staff at Home of New Beginnings (HNB) since these new project participants have never been in a home like this

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New Student Intern at A Better World

Spencer Page is a student from Oshawa, Ontario, currently in his fourth year of studies at Burman University. From a young age, he has had a passion for service, volunteering throughout his childhood and high school years at the New Life Neighborhood Centre in Oshawa where he would help provide food, clothes, and other amenities

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2018 Rehab Trip to Kenya Package #1

CLICK HERE —>>Journeys of Inspiration – Rehabilitation Trip – Package 1 2019

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