Here are a couple of photos from Dr. Friesen's trips to Guatemala
Dr. Friesen works with a team of medical and dental providers alongside Living Waters & Adopt-a-Child.
Changing the World, one child at a time.
Quiche - Home to the indigenous mayan people
High in the mountains survival is difficult and poverty stricken
A great majority of men work at the coast for 6 months of the year to help provide for their families, leaving the women alone to farm and care for the children
Zacualpa - Centre of guerrilla activity and bloodshed in the 1980's
Over 800 meals are served every day
Remote dentistry (no electricity), a lot of tooth extractions due to many infections. Due to a battery powered drill we are now also able to offer simple dental fillings.
Many of the local team (doctors, pastors and translators) were once children in the Adopt-A-Child Program
This year there were 1959 Medical Patients seen and 515 dental patients seen.
Hugo - one of our sponsored kids
Blanca with her sisters - another one of our kids
Smiling from start to finish, even for the dentist!
Many Children are still in need of sponsors. Please prayerfully consider partnering with us.
Living Water International (Canada)
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Victoria, BC V8Z 3E9