The local Nicaragua Team delivered Smiles to 644 patients in rural communities!
145 patients received care from our local Nicaragua Outpost Team in April.
Last month, our team in Nicaragua conducted outreaches in the community of La Pita in the Coyolar region, serving over 150 individuals in need of dental care.
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 »
On March 21-23, 2018, our Nicaragua International Outpost team conducted their second outreach in Matagalpa this year, serving 150 individuals in need.
On January 29-31, 2018, our outpost in Nicaragua held a dental outreach at the school of the Yale community #2, located near the Department of Matagalpa. The team was able to treat 150 patients from the Yale villages, providing a total of 247 procedures, including cleanings and extractions.
Elizabeth is 27 and already suffers from severe dental issues. For years she has had trouble eating and been embarrassed to laugh or smile. As a school teacher in Nicaragua she earns $40 a month which has made it difficult for her to afford the care she needs.