Day 6 – Mission Trip Challenges

Day Six ( From Dr. Groetken) We arrived in down town Cap Haitian and we unloaded. This day we met the smallest working conditions we have had yet. Unbelievable! It was difficult not to say, “how and the heck are we going to get all 500+ people, who were waiting...
Eye Care Mission Trip to Haiti Day 5

Eye Care Mission Trip to Haiti Day 5

Day Five ( from Dr. Groetken) Once again we loaded up the minivan with 17 people. Some said the ” sardine effect” decreased the motion sickness. Good thing, because, Today was a bumpy ride! We scraped the bottom of the van driving on the bumpy gravel road...
Day 4 (Part 2)

Day 4 (Part 2)

From Doc Groetken The day was busy and similar to the others, Kara and I were the Wonder Twins in the refraction station. The amount of patients we see continues to grow and it is a challenge to see them all.  We will get some updated numbers for the next day.  The...
Day 4 of the Mission Trip to Haiti (Part 1)

Day 4 of the Mission Trip to Haiti (Part 1)

  Day Four.  ( from Dr G.)We loaded up the mini van with 17 people and off we went into the unknown. We don’t know where we are going until we get there. Each time is a surprise.We had the opportunity to work with two people from outside this mission today....