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We had a pasta dinner at Paradise Lutheran Church Saturday night February 1st, 2020 to raise funds for our Belize mission.
Southern Belize is our current focus. We run three trips a year to remote Mayan villages and schools. The twice yearly school trips are designed to provide basic care to hundreds of school children and to screen all students for possible medical issues. The schools are located at Maya Centre, San Pablo, and Sittee River.
We also run a full clinic twice a year at San Pablo, a small village 9 miles down a dirt road from the main paved highway. In addition to medical care, we provide toothbrushes (and dental instruction) and eyeglasses. We are very pleased that in the few years we have visited San Pablo we have seen a marked increase in the level of health and wellness among the residents.
Our missions to Belize provide screening and care to students, teachers, parents, and villagers alike. Two teams will work to accomplish this goal in 2017.
September 23rd – October 1st, 2017
Our first team will visit Maya Centre, a Roman Catholic School of approximately 280 students from preschool to standard six. All of the children learn English in school, but they are more fluent in their native Mopan Mayan. At Maya Centre we also serve the children of migrant workers from Guatemala living in the local citrus workers’ camps. The Maya Centre school has a small clinic on the property, but most of our clinic will be outdoors under a tarp.
Our dedicated friend and servant, Rolf Pagel, and his friend Bernie.
1915 Tyrone Blvd
St. Petersburg, FL 33710
One Indiana Square
Indianapolis, IN 46204
23 Sittee Point I
We have been able to run missions to some of the most remote areas of the world. These include Salem, India; a village deep in the Amazon; and our current focus, Belize and Haiti. In southern Belize we visit three local schools twice a year and also twice a year we run a full medical clinic in San Pablo, a small Mayan village deep in the Belizian jungle.
Every penny we raise goes to buying medications and providing medical care to the people who visit our clinics. We pay our own way; every member of a mission trip pays (or raises money for) his or her travel expenses, housing and food costs.