Nicaragua, a country slightly smaller than the state of New York, is considered the poorest country in Central America (Source: CIA World Fact).
Although basic medical care is obtainable, treatment for more serious medical conditions is either unavailable or only available in Nicaragua’s capital city, Managua. Advanced medical equipment, medications and supplies are also hard to find in the country (Source: Travel.State.Gov).
Jennifer Lin of DOCARE International, a non-profit medical outreach organization, asked GCHope’s assistance in providing medical supplies in one of their medical missions to Chacraseca, a small farming community East of Leon, Nicaragua. Jennifer and her team held temporary clinics and provided primary care to the community.
If your organization or church is planning to go on a medical missions trip, we would love to partner with you! Please contact Janet Valencia for more information.
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