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Pop Wuj Clinic

Location: Quetzaltenango, Quetzaltenango
Xela + Western Highlands
the Pop Wuj Clinic operates for the urban poor. Staffed by a local doctor, the clinic has developed an incredible reputation in the city and every day a line forms...
General, Pediatric (kids), Dental / Oral, Gynecology (female), Midwife / Sex Education, Physical Therapy
None listed
Todos Juntos
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pras health

Location: jakarta
Guatemala City
Penyakit keputihan adalah salah satu masalah yang sering dialami oleh wanita, baik remaja, maupun yang sudah lanjut usia. Meski begitu, tidak banyak yang mengetahui...
General
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Primeros Pasos

Location: Quetzaltenango
Xela + Western Highlands
Primeros Pasos is a non-profit, independent organization that offers quality and affordable health care and health education to the underserved communities of the...
General, Pediatric (kids), Dental / Oral, Gynecology (female)
None listed

Medically Related News / Blogs from Guatemala

Day of the Dead or All Saints Day

10/9/12
Blog: Mayan Families
On November 1st it is Day of the Dead or All Saints Day..as it is more usually referred to here in Guatemala.It is a very big day here in Guatemala. Shannon who is a member of Mayan Families Connection who volunteered here this year working on the Orphan Program has suggested that we should do baskets of food for the orphaned children for All Saints Day so...

Back at work in Guatemala!

10/9/12
Blog: Mayan Families
Hi everyone,Our offices re opened yesterday morning after a four day long week end celebrating the annual Patron Saint of Panajachel....St. Francis.The carnival is packing up its Ferris wheel and all the rides and booths.....there are still several drunks lying in the streets...and a mound of trash that the Muni workers were very quick to clean up.We have been...

At 3:30 A.M. yesterday morning

10/5/12
Blog: Mayan Families
3.30 a.m. our first pick up truck left to go to the city to take Dominga, the mother in her 40's who has cancer for her next chemotherapy....she is apparently doing very well and the doctor is hopeful that she will continue to do well. Also going along in the truck is Michael, our fabulous Carpentry School Volunteer Director and the Carpentry teacher, Reynaldo. They...

Guatemalan Tots Die from Malnutrition

9/29/12
Blog: Mayan Families
http://latino.foxnews.com/latino/health/2012/09/08/5-guatemala-tots-die-malnutrition-in-2012/   and these are only the deaths reported ....so many other children die and their deaths are never reported.  Thank you for everyone who can send even a little food...it helps so much.   So many mothers have told me that they share one egg between 3- 4...

Children of El Barranco

9/29/12
Blog: Mayan Families
The children at El Barranco pre school were so excited to get this bigbox of toys to play with !   Thank you so much to the very kind personwho sent them!

September Newsletter from Mayan Families!

9/29/12
Blog: Mayan Families
September Newsletter from Mayan Families! http://myemail.constantcontact.com/Mayan-Families-September-2012-Newsletter.html?soid=1103559743325&aid=kJ5lpHG-Ho8

Odilla

9/29/12
Blog: Mayan Families
Every year students who are in 11th and 12th grade have to do a process called a "practica",  Which means that you have to go and work at a local business, school, hospital etc getting practical experience in the work world. The placement is about two months. We have discussed this before that this places pressure on students and families...  They need to...

Children's Day in Guatemala

9/29/12
Blog: Mayan Families
Children's Day in Guatemala is celebrated on October 1st. It is a big occasion and getting bigger every year.The local council is holding a big party for children in front of their offices.They will have pinatas and entertainment.They have been collecting money and goods from different business and organizations.Mayan Families has  donated one pinata to...

Longer lasting water filters

9/29/12
Blog: Mayan Families
Hi, we now have access to a new water filter that has been tested and the results have been excellent.This water filter supposedly will last for 10 years!!!!!!!!!!!!This new water filter, which is called a Sawyer filter,  will cost $96 US. for us to distribute to families.If you would like to give one of these water filters to your family, we have them available...

Shoes

9/28/12
Blog: Mayan Families
These are some of the shoes that children were wearing when they came to our office today! Their sister who is the sponsored child in the family came to ask for shoes for her brothers but said that would be fine without them. But we told her that she also needed a pair. Such a sweet girl who did not want to ask for too much. Sharon Sharon Smart-Poage MAYAN...

Sandra from San Antonio Palopo

9/27/12
Blog: Mayan Families
Sandra from San Antonio Palopo lived in a very dark house. She doesn'thave electricity connected.She was thrilled to receive a "liter of light" to have in her house.This is a soda bottle half filled with water and bleach.When installed in the roof, the natural light pours into the dark roomand lights it up.....for free!!!!As you can see from Sandra's face she was...

Young Family

9/26/12
Blog: Mayan Families
Hi, I want to let you know what has been happening with the young family. First off, the young mother , who I thought was around 19 years old ...is only 16 years old and she will be giving birth next month to her second child.We have been making sure that they get three meals a day.We have been supplying the baby with diapers and with clothing.Thanks to a wonderful...

Ana Maria

9/23/12
Blog: Mayan Families
Hi Everyone, Ana Maria has suddenly become the single mother of a seven month old boy, Marlon Alexander. After a year and a half of marriage, her husband left her a month ago and has offered no help to the family since. His mother on occasion comes by the house to see the baby, but gives no financial assistance to the struggling young mom. She has been left alone,...

Juana, a new member of our Elderly Care program

9/22/12
Blog: Mayan Families
Hi Everyone,, suffers from constant migraines. She was hit by a motorcycle earlier this year, leaving her with lesions on her feet and face. Despite being taken to the health center and receiving care after the accident she still experiences debilitating headaches. She needs to take her medicine or the pain is excruciating. Unfortunately, the little money she makes...

Students needing Sponsorship for 2012

9/15/12
Blog: Mayan Families
Hi Everyone,Below is a current list of all the students needing sponsorship that are in the Mayan Families school Sponsorship Program. This public list is listed on the Mayan Families Connection Guatemala Blog at: http://mayanfamiliesconnectionguatemala.blogspot.com/Family Aid Student  Indicates a Student in the Aid Program in Urgent Need of...
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