Volunteers In Medical Missions

Dominican Republic

Early Estimated Trip Cost: $1,960 - TRIP FULL

Leader: Dr. Gary Goforth

We are seeking a team of 25 team members to work on the border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic to provide primary care clinics to an orphanage, school for the deaf, and in several churches on September 2-9, 2017. Our host, Touching Lives Worldwide, has been working in Haiti and the DR for many years and has experience working with medical and dental teams.

We will fly into the Puerto Plata, DR Airport on Saturday, September 2nd and drive about 3 hours to the Codevi Hotel where the team will be housed for the week. The hotel is very comfortable and includes a restaurant where we will eat most of our meals. The team will conduct primary care clinics on Sunday to Thursday in the Touching Lives Worldwide orphanage and school for deaf children in addition to conducting clinics in several area churches. We will go to an all-inclusive resort on Friday, September 8th to enjoy some rest and relaxation prior to departing the DR on Saturday, September 9th. The team will participate in a local church service on Sunday, conduct daily team devotionals, and share the Gospel message with all clinic patients. We will also conduct eye glass fittings and identify other infrastructure improvements that could be implemented on future trips.


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