DR Health: Agridulce
Thursday (8March): Where to start. This has been an indescribable week because of the family bonding that we have been able to accomplish, as well as the many lives that we have been able to touch and have touched ours. After a breakfast of eggs and potatoes, we headed out for the day. At the
DR Health: Una Experiencia Criolla
Wednesday (7 March): After breakfast, we headed to one of the town’s schools to watch their traditional flag raising ceremony. While there, we were able to hear the Dominican National anthem and watch the students raise the Dominican, American, and Canadian flags. Solid Rock International volunteers from the United States and Canada sponsor the majority
Americanos en La Republica Dominicana: Health Team
Saturday (3 March): What a crazy day that turned out to be. When we arrived at the airport to we found out that our flight had been canceled. It took a good hour to figure out what time we would all be leaving from North Carolina. Our team was split into 3 groups. The first
Wolfpack coming home..
Overall, this trip has been a life changing experience. The people of the Dominican Republic have touched my heart and changed my outlook on life. Despite living in poverty, everyday in clinic adults and children came in with bright smiles lighting up their faces. They were thankful for everything they were given; some came in with
Wolfpack Sponsors a Child
What an amazing time these last four days of clinics have been. Our team has experienced all extremes of medicine and the values of the Dominican culture. We’ve done as much as we can for the people and helped in many ways, but we have taken so much more than we have been able to
Wolfpack en la granja (farm)
March 9, 2011 la escuela en la Granja Our third day of clinics was just outside of San Juan in the farmlands. We were thrilled to have a second doctor join us today who was fluent in English. This meant that we would be able to see more patients throughout the day. Since today is
Wolfpack en el Río
Saludos para nuestros amigos y familias desde la Republica Dominicana~ Our second day in the barrios was a once in a lifetime experience. Upon arriving at our location we were in the midst of unloading our supplies when a few of us were immediately rushed up the mountain to a hut. Emotions ran high as
Wolfpack en las montañas
Monday, March 07, 2011 El Cercado Today was our first glimpse into a week ahead at the barrio clinics. Our morning began with a 5am wake up call by the roosters where we quickly got ready and had breakfast before packing up our supplies and heading to El Cercado, the location of our first barrio
Wolfpack en la casa!
Sunday March 6, 2011 San Juan Guesthouse Hola! We arrived into the beautiful city of Santo Domingo yesterday afternoon where we were greeted with our hosts for the week. After months of preparing, excitement filled the air as we were thrilled to finally touch down in the Dominican. We spent the first night in Santo
DR MEDICAL – 10 hours till departure!
We are anxiously packing the last few things and trying to fit it all in our carry on bag, which is a challenge for some of us. With our 30 bags of donations plus 15 bags of carry ons, we have a full bus! The day we’ve been waiting for since September is finally here.