Journeys of Inspiration Trip Package 1 – Rehabilitation Trip 2018
- Our Work
By Kelvin Hill, ABW Dental Service Director. Day 1 Our adventure began with notice that the flight from Calgary to Amsterdam had been delayed 3 hours – later found out that it was due to line ups for plane de-icing in Amsterdam. I suppose they don’t have the capacity of a Canadian airport so the
“It was an overwhelming day,” said Karen Leung, our Rehab Team Leader. Hundreds of disabled children had gathered at various places hoping for answers. Our team did what they could to assist. We started the day at the Ubumwe Community Centre’s “Jessi’s Place”. Jessi from Venice Beach, California at age 80 spends 9 months here
We checked into our hotel in Kigali, Rwanda at 2:30 AM and we were up and about by 10am to our first project while others toured the genocide museum. Today, I am visiting the Kacyiru Primary School school with 1,017 students. Debra Brosseuk has been funding and overseeing in Kigali where she is investing in
This morning, the Rehab team left our hotel with the other groups and headed towards Nairobi. We had a few stops on the way and made it to the airport to await our flight for Rwanda. We met up with Joanne at the airport, and are looking forward to the next journey in Rwanda.
This morning, the Dental team left our hotel with the other groups and headed towards Nairobi. We had a few stops on the way and made it to the airport to await our midnight flight. Some of us will be travelling a bit longer before coming home to Canada.
Today was our last full day in Kenya. To mark the end of our trip, we went on a game drive all morning, then stopped for a bush lunch in a beautiful cluster of trees beside the Mara River. We also went on a walk beside the river to see the crocodiles and hippos. In
Today was our last full day in Kenya. On behalf of A Better World, Eric Rajah, Executive Director, and Ron Sydenham, Board Chair, we would like to thank the 2017 dental team for their incredible service over the last 2 weeks. The team worked together to help hundreds of patients receive dental care that they
Today was our last full day in Kenya. On behalf of A Better World, Eric Rajah, Executive Director, and Ron Sydenham, Board Chair, we would like to thank the 2017 rehab team for their incredible service over the last 2 weeks. The team worked together to help 76 children receive physiotherapy care, and over 30
This morning, Eric visited a few of the projects with Roger and Winston, and then all 3 groups met up to visit a Maasai community at their village. After the village, we went on a short game drive and then sat around a huge bonfire on a hill to appreciate our drivers who have taken