Hyde Park Speaks

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Medicine and Miracles

by Trish Krider Our team this year includes one nurse and one doctor. Medical facilities are limited here and the one physician, Doctor Medina, handles quite a large caseload of patients.  He is well known to all of the families in the barrio and handles all the...

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Construction and Gardens

by Trish Krider Our construction team has been hard at work. The houses that are built by El Ayudante are simple, one-room structures which are built from the foundation up by Nicaraguan workers assisted by mission teams.  This year the house is in a community called...

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Changing Lives

by Trish Krider We left Ayudante shortly after breakfast headed to our assignments for the week.   While we each felt called by God to serve here, we also each have our unique talents that determine where we will be serving and we have many options to choose from.  By...

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Praise and Cooperation

by Trish Krider What a contrast in sounds from last night to this morning. Our evening ended, as it often does, with peals of laughter as we enjoyed some friendly competition.  When enjoying a group game it is often hard to hear your teammates as the decibel levels...

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Sawubona: I see you

By April Monteith An ending through "I See You" As we conclude our journey in South Africa, one of the first phases we learned is on a continuous loop in my mind, "Sawubona," a Zulu phrase meaning, "I see you." The response, “Ngikhona” means “I am here.” We had many...

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