NEWS & EVENTS

Follow the posts of the FOB Mission Teams as they report on their travels and experiences.  If you would like to receive these posts (eJournals) by email, please contact Katie at katie@fobf.org.

NEWS: Barnabas Blog e-Journals

October 24, 2015

Good Evening Everyone!!  We did it, Team!! 

 

The team made it to all the communities, turned no patients away, and it didn’t rain!!!  We ventured out today to the community of Quebraditas.  The people were wonderful and very welcoming of the medical t...

March 11, 2015

 

Something good happened today. We began the day with the team breakfast including the Honduran staff. It was great getting to know each other and understanding more about the staff here. We travelled to El Porvenir, San Antonio, Cortes, a new community t...

February 5, 2015

The work of the Little Hearts Project is underway.  The first team members arrived on Monday morning and immediately began performing echocardiograms on children that afternoon -   over 40 echos in the last 2-1/2 days!

 

The cath lab opened yester...

January 24, 2015

"Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it." (Mahatma Gandhi )

Our fifth day in the mountains found our team to have become a well-oiled machine.  We had developed our rhythm of getting supplies ready and organized fo...

January 19, 2015

Once again today the rain continued; a brief ray of sunshine occurred and then a deluge followed. 

 

Today’s tasks were primarily about packing medicines.  We loaded at least one million pills of all descriptions. Our fingers were coated with vitamin, Tylen...

November 15, 2014

Thursday, November 13, 2014 

 

The second-to-last day of service was surprisingly somber and yet full of personal connections that matched the depth of the day's mood. We traveled far to a remote village that was enveloped in misty clouds and yes, finally,...

November 13, 2014

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 

 

The Friends of Barnabas bus rolled into the tiny community of Los Hules this morning. The school buildings were small, so the medical stations were cozy; the dental clinic was set up in the only other classroom; the de-wormin...

November 12, 2014

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 

 

The day started at 7am with a family-style breakfast prepared for our team and the Friends of Barnabas staff. Breaking bread with the staff members gave our team the opportunity to get to know the people behind the scenes of Fr...

October 25, 2014

Friday, October 24, 2014 

 

The smells of another wonderful breakfast greeted the team as we awoke early this morning. We ate, gathered outside for a group photo and then set out to our last village Quebraditas. 

 

This community was founded in 1975. For...

October 22, 2014

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 

 

Team members were awakened by the smell of breakfast cooking. We gathered around the table at 6:30am and enjoyed omelets and fruit. After breakfast, we set out to El Palmar, Las Vegas Santa Barbara.  

 

El Palmar was founded in 19...

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