Friends of the Missions
|Posted by [email protected] on December 2, 2015 at 7:15 PM|
Spurred by a member of the parish council, we changed from Community (church building) to medical missions in 2006, going to many places before finally reaching Yoro. Storms had destroyed much of the road, delaying our entry for three days, while the Catholic radio station kept heralding our impending entry. We only had time to see 300 people, upsetting perhaps a thousand. Thus began our love affair with the people of the Yoro region. We have brought medical equipment to the hospital; clinical care to the jail and remote Indian villages. We sponsor 3 medical clinics and a center for undernourished infants. However Rural Honduras remains malnourished half the year; kids lose their teeth gnawing on sugarcane, Indian babies are caged to prevent their theft and can't afford luxuries like toothbrushes.