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Author Alexis, Susan J.

Title Caring hands : inspiring stories of volunteer medical missions / Susan J. Alexis.

Imprint Minneapolis : Fairview Press, c2003.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    610.695 ALE    Available
Description xv, 240 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents Documenting a difference Bolivia -- Sharing over a cup of coffee Kosovo -- Correcting the negative Ecuador -- C is for community South Africa -- A passion for this work Mexico -- Repaying the debt Nepal -- Better than not catching fish Thailand -- Rejoicing in what they have Guatemala -- The joy of caring Nigeria -- Forgotten country Haiti -- Of seminaries and superlatives Guatemala -- Exhausted, appreciated, inspired India -- Where the rivers are highways Honduras -- Former enemies, future friends Russia, Vietnam -- Building a new Jerusalem El Salvador -- Where the churches are full Tanzania -- For just one better day Haiti -- Eating grass and boiling cowhide Sudan -- Adding another dimension Guatemala -- In a heartbeat Bangladesh -- Little time and much to do Nicaragua -- Nothing but themselves Guatemala -- Toward a lasting impact Kazakhstan, Mongolia -- A tale of two orphanages Ukraine -- A degree of control Nicaragua -- Walking the thin line Costa Rica -- The language of love Russia, Philippines, Kenya -- Agenda for repair: equipment and people Guatemala -- Part of my life Zimbabwe -- Changing lives in forty-five minutes Venezuela, Kenya -- A continuing call.
Subject Missions, Medical -- Anecdotes.
Medical assistance, American -- Anecdotes.
War -- Relief of sick and wounded -- Anecdotes.
Public health -- International cooperation -- Anecdotes.
Volunteers -- Anecdotes.
ISBN 1577491289 (trade pbk. : alk. paper)

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