Medical Campaign….Iquitos/Nauta 2020
The team will arrive on the 11th of September and finally arrive at the SAM (South America Mission) guest house.
The team will take a morning flight out of Lima to Iquitos and will have a breakfast in Iquitos. The group will then travel to Nauta where they will be settled in their hotel, sort medical supplies and eat out in Nauta.
The team will attend a morning service will be held in one of the communities on the river which will be followed by a clinic.
Monday - Thursday the team will travel to communities along the Amazon and Marañon Rivers. There are no road leading into Iquitos. It can only be accessed by river or by plane. There is one road leading out of Iquitos (south west) which goes to Nauta. These communities are isolated and have limited medical care and need encouragement.
The team will be working with VASE (Vountarios en Ayuda Social y Evangelismo). This is a Peruvian not for profit and will be the in-country host. Delsi Cordova is the in-country coordinator and Larry Secrest will be the in-country contact. The evangelistic outreach will be direct by Jorge Ortiz and his wife Suani. They are missionaries from Quito Ecuador and work with all of the VASE teams.
The VIMM team leader is Kimberle Deller, NP who have directed this outreach for a number of years and has a love for these isolated people groups. The team will see about 1,000 people and provide treatment for parasites, respiratory problems, dental care, reading glasses and water purification.
The team should take insect repellent, sun block, and hats. There will be daily river travel but the boats will have roofs. Some of the communities to be visited will be 28 de julio, Grau and Amazonas.
Thursday the 17th of September the team will travel to Iquitos where they will have supper and fly to Lima.
Thursday night the team will spend the night in Barranco or in the SAM guest house.
Friday morning after breakfast the team will visit down town Lima, the catacombs, and have lunch down town. They will travel to the airport in the evening and fly to Atlanta arriving Saturday morning.
More information to come,,,