|Ally tests an old ultrasound unit, showing that Daniel indeed has a heart|
|The entire group huddles with the JP2 administrators to deliver|
our final equipment report summaries
audio testing unit and supplied the clinic with a backup photic stimulator bulb, among other projects.
After the team’s final summary report to a few of the hospital staff members, Lorena Sóto, one of the hospital directors, was brought to tears as she expressed her gratitude to the visiting students and faculty members.
“Queremos que ustedes sepan que Guatemala siempre sera una pequeña parte del mundo donde simpre estarán bienvenidos,” she told us (translated: “We want you to know that Guatemala will always be a small part of the world where you are always welcome”).
|The entire group gathers as we close out our time with our friends at El Hospital Infantil Juan Pablo II|
|A view of our excellent Tuesday evening dining location from the balcony|
s served tonight, but the extravagant three-course (and sometimes four) meal that followed more than quelled their disappointment. Feasting til full on chiles rellenas, lomito de carne, papusas, plátanos and many other Guatemalan delicacies, the group enjoyed one of its most memorable meals of the week thus far, with plenty of great conversations and laughs to spare.
We let our meal settle by taking a short stroll in the brisk park near the restaurant. Antigua is truly a beautiful city.
- An awesome intercultural experience meeting Guatemalan students at Universidad del Valle
- [Orlando speaking to team troubleshooting an ultrasound machine] “You can put on my belly, see if there’s a baby in there.”
- Dr. P loves baby koalas.