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Category Archives: Belize

Some things just taste better in color….

Vendor on the way to a visiting Guatemalan circus in Corozal, Belize. Captured last year while working with theView full post »

Matthew Wolfert ~ “Missionary in the Making”

Matthew has been help lead trips the last several years for the North Belize Medical Mission to the rural northernView full post »

“Gang Supression Unit” – Belize City

After working a week in mid-July in the jungles of north central Belize, our medical team returned to Belize City. TheView full post »

Brother Clayton ~ Pastor, Church of Christ – Belize

Three years ago on a hot, humid Sunday morning I visited a small church in a rough part of the townshipView full post »

North Belize Medical Mission ~ “those who care”

Above is a “flash-based” slideshow with audio of a series of portraits taken two weeks ago during ourView full post »

Patchakan – “village of happiness”

Patchakan was the second village we worked in last week. This was the third year in a row that I have been there. ThisView full post »

“Tears for Corozal”

Last week our first stop on the mobile clinic tour of north Belize was Corozal, which is the main town in theView full post »

Amber Gris Caye, go fast boats & sharks

Last night the North Belize Medical Team returned from the Corozal District after breaking down the last clinicView full post »

“Circo Ponce Grande”

Today we set up our mobile clinic in the town of San Joaquin which is a village between Corozal and Belize CityView full post »

Children of North Belize

There is nothing more precious than children. They represent our successes from the past and hope for the future. ThisView full post »

North Belize Medical Mission

Almost forty of us devoted to helping the people in the Corozal District of Belize arrived in Belize City this pastView full post »

Reality check…State of the World’s Children 2011

It is time to focus on children and young adults ~ they are our future. Investing in children and adolescents now, canView full post »

A smile is…

…the happiness you’ll find right under your nose. ~ Tom Wilson Captured with: d700, 70-200mm @ f/4.0,View full post »

Without hard work, nothing grows but weeds.

~ Gordon B. Hinckley I met this gentleman sitting outside of the Community center in the small village of PatchakanView full post »

Millennium Development Goal #4 – reduce child mortality

In September 2000, 189 heads of state adopted the UN Millennium Declaration and endorsed a framework for development.View full post »

Always at ease…

One of things you learn quickly if you work with children much, is that you will make the time you get to spend withView full post »

why we do what we do

It is sometimes hard to explain to those who are curious just why you would take a week of vacation from your familyView full post »

“Life must be lived as play….” ~ plato

Waiting for clinic to start in Corozal, Belize. North Belize Medical Mission, July 2010. Captured with: d700, 24-70mmView full post »

House call in Corozal

Dr. Jose Lopez makes a much needed house call outside of Corozal, Belize this past July during the North BelizeView full post »

Waiting in San Joaquin

Another busy day in clinic…. Captured with: d700, 70-200mm @ f/4.0, 1/125, ISO 800, 75mm.View full post »

smiling with your eyes – Patchakan Clinic

Waiting to be seen, from the outside looking in… Captured with: d700, 24-70mm @ f/3.2, 1/250, ISO 200, 70mm.View full post »

Primary health care in Belize

Dr. Jose Lopez of Paoli, Indiana, puts a patient and family at ease as he conducts a physical exam in Patchakan,View full post »

smiles of San Joaquin

Two sisters waiting for their Mother to complete a clinic visit in the late afternoon sunlight. Captured with: d700,View full post »

a hand to hold in Conception

Standing outside waiting for clinic to start in the morning. Captured with: d700, 24-70mm @f/6.3, 1/125, ISO 200,View full post »

Have compassion, faith and instruments, will travel….

Dr. Jon Reagan, DDS and Caleb McCutchan, RN work to provide some much needed dental care in rural northernView full post »

tuned out in Belize

Summer Allen, taking some downtime during clinic in Belize. I’m still not sure whether she was awake or not andView full post »

afternoon siesta

Sometimes the simplest things make the biggest impact. Paige Reagan playing an impromptu game ofView full post »

Life = faith + ivf

During our recent medical mission trip to Belize in July, several of the team members got struck by a wicked centralView full post »

Sisters in waiting – Patchakan, Belize

Captured with: D700, 24-70mm @ f/5.6, 1/250, ISO 3200, 70mm. Waiting for clinic to start at the Patchakan villageView full post »

the Covingtons’ – “pigtails & otoscopes”

Big hearts, steadfast ethics and gobs of empathy. Thoughts that come to mind when I think about Dr. Ben & LoriView full post »

five friends in Patchakan

Smile, it is the key that fits the lock of everybody’s heart… ~ Anthony D’Angelo Captured with:View full post »

Ramos Fruit’s Shop

At the end of the day, many folks tend to congregate around these small convenience stands along the main roadView full post »

Not lost in translation

Before traveling to central America I had been warned that many cultures were wary of foreigners, especially ifView full post »

In the doorway – San Joaquin

Being a photographer is not about the camera or the technique, it is about what you have inside your mind. It is theView full post »

North Belize Medical Mission Team – 2010

Hello all team members that traveled to help those in need last month in the Corozal area! Above is the team photoView full post »