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February 14, 2015

Today, Friday, February 13, will be the final day of surgeries for this Little Hearts Project surgical team. Making a quick visit through the hospital this morning, I found Elvin, Nelsy and Baby Karla resting comfortably in the ICU.  Upstairs, in the step...

February 12, 2015

This Little Hearts Project team is comprised of 28 individuals from Dallas, Denver, Nashville, Guatemala, Mexico and Richmond and more than a dozen Hondurans. The team never loses sight of the enormous challenges present in pediatric cardiac care, whether...

February 11, 2015

By mid-morning Tuesday, all of Monday’s surgical patients had been moved to the step-down pediatric unit to continue their recovery. Going into Tuesday, the team knew it was going to be a long day.  Three difficult surgeries were on the schedule.


Tiny, ti...

February 10, 2015

Four surgeries were successfully performed on Monday.  Dr. Paz was the lead surgeon on all four cases, supported by Dr. Steve Leonard and Dr. Hisashi Nikaidoh.  Dr. Leonard exclaimed to Dr. Paz that Proyecto Corzones Pequeños (Little Hearts Project) was p...

September 25, 2014

Wednesday, September 24


We had a great day of rejoicing here at the Barnabas House!  The morning was super quiet, as there were only 4 patients here.  Our newest group of students, Kat and Shannon, spent the morning with Professor Micah gathering statisti...

September 24, 2014

Tuesday, September 23


Upon the team’s arrival last week, the Barnabas House was at full capacity, 20 patients with their moms. Today we were down to 7 patients with their mothers. It seems quite tranquil here today.  Many Little Hearts patients have had s...

September 20, 2014

Friday, September 19


All is quiet at the Barnabas House now, but that is not how the day has been.  This morning we sent Daniela, Valeria and Claudia to San Pedro Sula for their cath procedures.  We have prayed all day for their safety and success.  We ha...

September 19, 2014

Thursday, September 18


From the Barnabas House: Today was a day of playing, working and learning.  We sent one patient home, three to the hospital for cath procedures, and did the intake procedures for three more patients.  There are presently 19 patients...

March 14, 2014

El Plan, Masaguara


Our hearts are full as we listen to the sound of tonight’s storm on the tin roof of Alfredo House. Thursdays can be a melancholy day as team members find themselves wishing it were Monday, but Team 3 was cheerful and ready to serve. Rob...

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