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29-31 March - ¡Feliz Viaje!

Friday morning we hit the road early! We drove 3 hours to a town on the other side of Guatemala City, a lovely little place called...

28 March - Our Last Day of Work

For our final day of volunteer work, we visited the HIM Nutrition Center in Gualan. This facility is home to children who have been found...

27 March - I Feel Like a Real PT!

We visited another new place today, the HIM clinic in Zacapa. It was another day of the “regular patients” with a few new evals sprinkled...

26 March - In the Swing of Things

Today we returned to the clinic where we hosted Sunday’s patients, but today we worked with the Regulars. This was a mix of children and...

25 March - ¡Mas Ninos!

Today we set our sights a bit farther and traveled an hour and a half by bus to Asociación Paz y Bien in Chiquimula. This facility was...

24 March - ¡Ninos!

Today was a distinct change from yesterday! We set up shop at one of HIM’s clinics and welcomed children from a small village located 6...

23 March - A Pop-up Clinic

We started the day off right with a great breakfast of bacon, eggs, beans, and lots of fresh fruit. The papaya was especially tasty! And...

22 March - I Have Arrived

After a midnight flight out of Seattle, a 3+ hour layover in Houston, and a quick 2.5 hour flight to Guatemala City, I am here! It was a...

21 March - The Journey Begins

After months of planning, the day is finally here... I begin my travel tonight and arrive in Guatemala tomorrow morning! This is my...

Clinic Day 6: Bapwe, Zacapa!

Our last day treating patients was bittersweet, but what a great note to end on! The morning began with rain, which we had not yet seen...

Clinic Day 5: Los Cuatros Amigos

Today we got a down and dirty look at what a typical day in rehab is like in Zacapa. We spent the day at a H.I.M. Rehab center in Zacapa...

Clinic Day 4: Pato, Pato, Gonzo!!!

Today was a fun day. Today was a little different than normal. Everyday we go to a different clinic, but today we went to a daycare...

Clinic Day 2: Flat Feet for Days...

We spent the day in Cabaña in a classroom working with patients from here and San Vincente. Nancy, who is a director at the school, is a...

Clinic Day 1: The Deep End

Today we went to Guastatoya for Center of Attention for People with Disabilities. Sorry guys, we still don’t know what CADEP means... We...

Team Reunited, and it feels so...

Sleepless: Our PT students took the redeye, leaving at Seattle at 10:30 pm yesterday and arrived in Guatemala City at noon. We made it...

P&Os have made it to Guatemala!

Last night late we arrived in the beautiful country of Guatemala! After a 4 hour flight from Seattle to Houston, a 4 hour break in...

THANK YOU!

We couldn't be more excited to share our journey with you all! We would like to thank all those that have supported us in helping make...

OUR MISSION. OUR TEAM.

GROW is a Registered Student Organization (RSO) developed from shared interest in global health, community outreach, and developing...