In the largest immigration port of entry in the world located in California, USA, and Baja California, Mexico, a group of dedicated individuals are volunteering to bring smiles and dental health to those who need it most!
The SFEF Philippines volunteers travelled for 2 hours driving and over 1 hour walking, crossing 3 mountains, just to get to this remote area and serve the Matigsalug tribe. Only motorcycles with wings attached to them and horses can enter the slippery and rough roads, so the team leader rented motorcycles to transport the supplies.
This quarter, the SFEF Philippines team served an outreach in Talaingod, Davao del Norte. The team braved 11 hours of travel time and challenging roads with cliffs to reach a tribe that had been suffering from extreme poverty and malnutrition.
Since our last International Outpost Trip to Paraguay in July, our local team has continued to serve those in need by conducting outreaches in surrounding communities and delivering smiles globally.
The people of the surrounding communities of Rosita in rural Nicaragua have little access to health care: there is only 1 dentist for every 50,000 people. In coordination with the Ministry of Health (MINSA) and Accion Medica Cristiana (AMC), the Smiles for Everyone Foundation took action to deliver smiles to those in need by sponsoring… Read more »