Cost: $1,775 ***MDs, NPs, and PAs needed***
Leader: Dennis Burr - Co-leader: Fred Marcinak - Medical Director: Jack Gardner
We will arrive in Managua Saturday night, August 5th, and spend the night there. On Sunday we will depart for the mountainous Matagalpa region and after checking in to the hotel, we will pack medications for the clinics. Monday through Thursday we will hold clinics in local villages. This will be our fifth trip to this area and we have found the people to be very receptive and appreciative of our help. The people are mostly farmers. We will return to Managua on Friday and there will be an opportunity for sight seeing and shopping. On Saturday August 12th, we will return to the US.
We will be returning to the villages that were visited on last year's Nicaragua trip. Our goal is to follow up with these communities as we strive to build and maintain relationships. Dennis Burr, the team leader, has been on 17 missions trips. This will be his 5th trip with VIMM.
****PLANS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE****
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