The Healing Fund, a 13-person missions team, led by Aleph, spent 11-days doing all sorts of cool things on Isla Bastimentos, Isla Tigre, Buena Esperanza, Tierra Oscuras, De Jada and Valle Escondido. We had medical/dental clinics, baseball clinics for the kids, repaired water tanks and installed new rain catchment systems, dug ditches for pipelines, drilled wells and started constructing a medical clinic building at Agua Dulce (the property of the Wood family).
I really loved how well everyone worked together and each had an important role to play. We had the medical staff, construction staff, water staff, ministry staff…everyone used their talents to serve in the name of Jesus; with joy and love (even during long hot days and too many biting bugs).
Aleph has been leading missions teams to this region since 2007 to provide rain catchment systems and bring medical clinics to the Ngobe communities. Aleph was trained by Hydromissions in 2011 to add manual drilling to the mission. He has since incorporated Hydromissions’ manual drilling method into their short-term missions trips. Serving in the same way to the same indigenous people group, The Healing Fund and Hydromissions partner to keep providing safe drinking water in this region of Panama year-round.
Now that the team has left, part of me can’t believe all that was accomplished in the short time, but part of me can – the part of me that is sooooo tired after the fast-paced week and a half.
Below are a few photos, but I did not get shots of all the activity – baseball clinics went over really well with the kids, but I wasn’t at the clinics to get photos.
10 thoughts on “11-days of AWESOMENESS!”
Love you my dear! Looking forward to seeing you in Boquete at the end of the month! Pete will drive you from Bocas town…see you soonest! James is coming by our island this afternoon…wish I could see you!
Love and blessing for all you do!
Thank you for sharing these great pics of an awesome trip!!! Blessing on all of you….may your work, words, kindness & love be multiplied.
Hey Caitlin. Fantastic update and photos! May God continue to bless all you do!!
Thank you for sharing! My mind is always amazed, encouraged and able to see the work of Jesus alive. Hugs, love, prayers for continued strength and safety for ALL. Happy Easter
What an Easter Gift to us to see what you and your friends have accomplished for God’s people…bless you all – and know of our continued prayers and gratitude for all of you and what you are doing.
Love and gratitude.
Beautiful stories of selfless endeavors for those in need. Thank you and all involved. And I love the first photo of the kids’ feet the best.