Dec 14: Coming from Africa to cross the southern border

By | 2018-12-14T15:17:54+00:00 December 14th, 2018|Categories: Immigration, refugee, South of the Border|

Interesting story to share. At the mission in the dump on the Mexican side, we met 3 men from Uganda. They came in to get some medical care at the clinic and we had a long conversation. They are political refugees from Uganda, dictators change there often apparently. They got to Mexico City and entered illegally [...]

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Dec 13: Donation needed now!

By | 2018-12-14T00:34:22+00:00 December 14th, 2018|Categories: donation, Immigration, refugee, South of the Border|

Another long day. We crossed the border into Mexico around 8 am and went to the mission. There were people waiting. We set up and started to see people with similar issues, viral but some with chronic medical issues. Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders) showed up around 9:30. They are a Mexican team. We [...]

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Dec 11: Crossing into Mexico

By | 2018-12-13T07:31:59+00:00 December 11th, 2018|Categories: Immigration, refugee, South of the Border|

Long day. We crossed over to Mexico in the morning, intending to do some medical care at a park where folks were waiting. But when we arrived there was no one there. We called our contact who said there had been some incident with the cartels where people were kidnapped, killed and strung up. Apparently [...]

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Dec 9: Arrived at the border

By | 2018-12-10T18:39:13+00:00 December 10th, 2018|Categories: DONATE NOW!, refugee, South of the Border|

Our small team Leslie, Judy and I have arrived in Texas at the border. We have been instructed to be very careful with posts, no images and no details as to where we are. So I will describe things without names.There is a shelter in an old nursing home. We arrived after dark so we just [...]

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Dec 3: Medical Care Shortage South of the Border

By | 2018-12-03T16:49:03+00:00 December 3rd, 2018|Categories: DONATE NOW!, refugee, South of the Border|

Just got word there is a shortfall in December medical care at the Texas/Mexico border. Our Hands On Global team is responding and tag teaming to cover December. There are a lot of SICK people needing medical attention. Leslie Gibbs NP, Judy Paton, Board Member and I leave Sunday 12/9. Dr Georgia Milan is home now [...]

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