Monthly Archives: May 2015

Patient Education Stations

In Guatemala, as in most impoverished countries, preventive dental care is an unheard of term. Just keeping food on the table, managing illness and staying safe are the biggest priorities for families. Going to the dentist, if one is available, …


Etelvina’s Kids

Every morning Nun Etelvina Zepeda Abrego arises to greet her young residents at Hogar Marina Guirola Leal. “Como amanacio?”, she asks each one (a good morning greeting in her native Spanish.) as she begins another day of caring for the …


The Swing Set

To the right of the Peronia clinic entrance, nestled between the patient education stations and the clinic administrative building stands a new installation – one that has nothing to do with dentistry, and everything to do with the individual efforts …