From the Field: Ecuador

  • What it means to “Build Local Capacity”

    By Valerie Matron Building local capacity’ has become a buzzword within the development field, and sometimes its overuse can wear…

  • Words We like to Hear

    by Matt MacGregor Perhaps the best part of my job is the few times a year that I get to…

  • A Light of Hope for Luz

    By Sarah Hollis Just a few short weeks ago Luz, a young mother of from Loja, Ecuador, took advantage of…

  • Timmy Trains Local Emergency Responders

    By: August Longino, Timmy Medical Brigade Coordinator, Tena, Ecuador Many of Ecuador’s health challenges stem from one chronic problem: underfunded,…

  • Sustainable Patient Care: from Louisville, Kentucky to Tena, Ecuador

    Excerpts from the Greater Louisville Medical Society, VOL. 59, NO. 7, December 2011 By: Raymond Orthober, MD and Brett Rossow, University…

  • Dr. Schwartz Discovers Fields of Dreams on His Medical Trip to Ecuador

    Published in PAMF Connections, November 18, 2011    Joseph Schwartz, M.D., a family medicine doctor at the Fremont Center, writes…

  • From our hands to yours

    Children from Indy share a special message with the children of Tena, Ecuador By: Kathy Morris, Programs Coordinator Photos By:…

  • Collaboration yields success: Operation Rainbow and Timmy change lives

    By: Emily McHugh Medical Brigade Coordinator– Quito, Ecuador Like we always say, Timmy is much more than short-term medical mission…

  • Seeking the Edge of Your Comfort Zone

    Seeking the Edge of Your Comfort Zone Final Thoughts ​By Michael Weissberg, MD In a favorite cartoon, a man confesses…

  • Early days as Timmy’s MBC in Quito

    By: Emily McHugh, Medical Brigade Coordinator (Quito, Ecuador) Unpack and organize 25 suitcases filled with brigade supplies, count and inventory…