This past month IRC/Clinica de Esperanza received some of the highest awards from Global Giving. Clinica de Esperanza provides free healthcare to impoverished of Honduras. The goal of the clinic is to provide healthcare for 4,000 people per year who do not have access or funds for basic health needs. This includes medical diagnosis, treatment, medication, dental [...]
International-We provide needed medical resources to meet the needs of people in Honduras, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Brazil, Haiti, and Guyana. Coordinating with the governments and local organizations of these countries is paramount in providing care to the poor. Our efforts focus on urban villages and communities that lack health infrastructure and where people [...]
International-Hunger is a feeling that most of us have never experienced. Providing this basic need to people improves the health and livelihoods of the people. It gives them hope and the energy to continue to work to give their families a future. Each year, we provide approximately 20,000 families with food in the rural areas of Honduras. This food is [...]
In June of 2014, the TORCH Team was invited to the Casa de Presidential by the first lady. At this time, she presented a certificate to the team to honor their endeavors in helping the country of Honduras.
Today the women of the group had the opportunity to visit the women’s prison. This prison is for women aged 12-18. Their crimes vary from domestic violence to prostitution and murder. It is a very sad place to be. The matron of the prison was very excited to have us today and reported that we were [...]
IRC has been blessed with many donations over the last six months. We have shipped twelve containers since last summer. These containers were filled with everything from hospital supplies, hospital equipment, mammogram machines, developers, hospital beds, patient tables, guest recliners, IV poles, IV pumps, desks, chairs, medicines, clothes, food, shoes, wheelchairs, crutches, electric wheelchairs, 25,000 Christmas toys, computers, [...]
What an awesome donation from Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany, Georgia. This bus is fully functional and self-containing as a mobile medical and mammography unit. This unit will be managed and supported by the Fundeih Foundation and the Una Libra de Amor Foundation for outlying regional hospitals that do not have the technology to give breast exams [...]
Well, it is official! Game on. This group begins the summer rush in Tegucigalpa. These groups will be helping out the needy. Building some houses, visiting children’s homes, hospitals and delivering food, clothes, and Bibles to those who are in the path that God has laid out for our many groups this summer. There will also be seven containers arriving [...]