As Centro Medico's pioneer volunteers during the early days, Maggie and Alisa Kanfi slept on the clinic floor with only mosquito netting and a flashlight. Tough women. While volunteering, Maggie and Alisa went from village to village with a local nurse to conduct a women's health survey and help with the nurse perform pap smears.
Since then, Maggie has returned multiple times to volunteer at Centro Medico, received a masters degree in public health From George Washington University and is now in medical school at Tulane University.
People are really starting to rave about my blogs. I'm even keeping my fingers crossed for some sponsors! Possibly from Fingers Crosserstm which is a global chain of restaurants where they serve finger foods and hang finger related things on the walls.
Over 100 American volunteer medical students, healthcare workers and doctors have come and gone at Centro Medico Humberto Parra, but there are several young indispensable volunteers from the town of Palacios who have been working at the clinic every week since 2002! Veronica is one of them. Read more...