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All posts tagged cataracts

Missionaries in Nicaragua–Providing Sight!

Missionaries Nicaragua, church, eyeglass mission, Sabalos, Rio San Juan, Rotary, ptergiums, cataracts, St. Mark Lutheran Church, Santa Rosa

A group of missionaries from our church recently visited Nicaragua. My husband and I participated in the same eyeglass ministry in the Rio San Juan region six years ago. (You can read the seventeen posts I wrote about the 2011 experience starting here). The latest mission marked the eleventh year of providing a rudimentary eye […]

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Nicaragua: Eyes in need, cataracts indeed

The Rio San Juan area of Nicaragua is such a poor area that health care opportunities are far flung or often unavailable. One of the reasons our church, along with the  Santa Rosa Sunrise Rotary Club and other partners with San Juan Rio Relief, have returned for five years to run eye glass clinics is there […]

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Mosquitoes and Monkeys and Eye Glasses, Oh My!

I can’t believe it, but I don’t think I’ve ever been on a missionary trip before. My husband reminds me we helped at an orphanage in Juarez, Mexico once but I’m not sure that counts since we stayed at my friend’s house with a shower and just had to cross the border every day. This […]

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