Our Stories

  • Two Incredible Honors for One Incredible Human

    You know that feeling you get when you’ve done a really great job and somebody takes a second to acknowledge your success? It’s a feeling—for me at least—that lands somewhere on the I’m Awesome Spectrum near “I deserve a pint of ice-cream for all of my hard work.”

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  • Long Term Volunteers in Action

    As self-proclaimed “Timmy trip veterans,” we had come to expect these things while volunteering on a Timmy trip in Ecuador; between us, we had volunteered on four separate Timmy trips with our universities before we officially joined the Timmy team in Ecuador as Long Term Volunteers. However, returning as LTVs for brigades in Tena and Quito in March 2015 revealed to us an entirely different side of the Timmy trip experience.

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  • Sustainable Healthcare in the DR

    Driving down a rugged dirt road near the coast of the Dominican Republic’s Puerto Plata province, we peeked our heads outside the bus windows to feel the warm tropical breeze and steal a glance at the sun rising against the palm trees. It was 6:30 AM, and we were slowly making our way to set up a medical clinic in the Haitian batey of La Grúa.

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  • Parasite Prevention In Rural Guatemala

    In Guatemala, parasitic infections are a very common reality and a major deterrent to growth, development and academic success for children and teens. Because of the prevalence of such infections, and the ease with which they can go undetected, the country maintains a protocol of prophylactic treatment every six months for children, and recommends regular treatment for adults as well.

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  • Welcoming our New Executive Director

    Today, the Timmy Global Health Board of Directors is thrilled to announce former Roche executive Nancy Wright as the next Executive Director following an extensive national search. Nancy will be responsible for leading the continued expansion of Timmy Global Health. She begins on Monday, February 2nd.

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  • Hernia Repair for Dominican Mother

    Hernia Repair for Dominican Mother Maselene, a 35-year-old Haitian woman, suffered a hernia several months ago. A mother of seven children, Maselene delivered her youngest child in fall 2013, and complications from the C-section may have weakened her abdomen and contributed to the hernia. She was initially consulted by Dr. Kerolle, a Haitian-Dominican physician serving as Timmy’s medical leader in communities along

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