2015 Amigos – The Guatemala Clinic

2015 Amigos – The Guatemala Clinic

Thank you to Danielle Guenet for sharing this lively and informative video documenting the August 2015 AMIGOS Eye Care work in Guatemala:
August Trip with 2015 Amigos Completed!

August Trip with 2015 Amigos Completed!

This slideshow requires JavaScript. For the 13th consecutive year Amigos Eye Care, from Pacific University, teamed up with Enfoque Ixcán for a very successful mission trip to Ixcán, Guatemala. Everyone at Enfoque Ixcán is grateful and extends a big “Thank...
2014 Amigos – Enfoque Ixcán trip tops them all!

2014 Amigos – Enfoque Ixcán trip tops them all!

Another trip to Ixcán with Amigos Eye Care is completed. They always go by so quickly. This year we set some new records for numbers of people seen, glasses dispensed and referrals made for eye surgeries. Every day was busy!! On two of our four clinic days we worked...
August 13: Our Third Day of Eye Clinics

August 13: Our Third Day of Eye Clinics

We just finished our 3rd day of clinics in Ixcán. It has been very busy. The first day we saw nearly 300 people, the 2nd day over 300 and today probably close to 300. Everyone is doing well with all the hard work and no sickness to this point. That is due in part to...
The 2014 Amigos Arrive in Guatemala!

The 2014 Amigos Arrive in Guatemala!

For the 12th year in a row an Amigos Eye Care team from Pacific University joins with Enfoque Ixcán to bring eye care to the remote and poor Ixcán region of Guatemala. After arriving Saturday afternoon they spent a couple of hours walking through the heart of downtown...
GLASSES MAKE A WIN-WIN EXPERIENCE

GLASSES MAKE A WIN-WIN EXPERIENCE

It’s always fun when giving someone a needed pair of glasses creates a win-win experience. Many of the glasses we dispense on our mission trips are for reading and the patient simply thanks us graciously, then puts the glasses in his/her pocket and walks away. Even...