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Volunteer Medical Workers Save Girl in Rural Nepal

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Tree climbing is an almost universal childhood pastime. Kids the world over scale branches, one at a time, higher and higher, for a chance to glimpse their world from a different perspective. But with every climb, there is also a chance of a fall. And for one young girl in the remote village of Namatar... 

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Point of Care Labs and Impact

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When your muscles feel weak, your body tired and your head dizzy, it can be hard to find the energy and strength to go see a doctor. Now imagine you have no access to transportation, no phone and it’s bitterly cold outside. Seeing a medical professional can seem almost impossible. Safety net clinics around the... 

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HHI Responds to Volcano Fuego

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June 15th, 2018 – Guatemala’s deadly Fuego volcano eruption on Sunday, June 3, 2018, sent ash and gas into the air and killed more people than any other time in the recorded history of the site. Heart to Heart International has a team in Guatemala, assessing needs, working in conjunction with partners on the ground... 

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Squatters’ Market

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Today, we are visiting an open-air market a short distance away from the largest market in Pétion-ville. My senses are overwhelmed with traffic noise, exhaust fumes and the smell of meat slowly rotting in the hot sun. We follow a rabbit warren of trails between the stalls, barely wide enough for one person to pass. Trickles of sewage water complete the aromatic brew, reminding everyone to step carefully. It’s hard for me to imagine working here every day with no hope of a better alternative.

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