Aug 8 2023

July 2023 Mountain Ministry Dental Team

We have just returned from our latest dental mission in Honduras.  Although this mission was quite challenging, and we had to make some adjustments, we were successful in helping many patients in the clinic and saw around 300 children in the schools where they received dental hygiene instruction and had fluoride applied, as well as…

Feb 21 2022

January Teams Returned!

In January 2022, the 2 Wilson teams were able to return to Hospital Socorro de lo Alto for the first time in 2 years. It had been 2 years of no teams being able to go to the hospital. It was wonderful to be back with our dear friends at the hospital and the patients…

Nov 21 2021

Teams are returning in 2022!!!!

With the last team having been whisked out of Honduras in March of 2020, we have not had any teams return due to the pandemic. The question we kept getting from the team members was “When can we go back to the hospital?” The time has arrived!!! If all goes as planned and if it’s…

Jan 11 2021

Team in “20/20” Focus- Ophthalmology Team

Dr. Ron Miller was first introduced to the idea of doing mission work by Chuck Rutter (CRNA) while fishing together in Canada. Chuck encouraged Dr. Miller to give it a try. In 2004, he did and 16 years later he is still providing eye care to the people in Honduras. The Miller team consists of…

Jul 17 2020

July 17, 2020- COVID-19 Update

“We have to take care of our people.” So much has happened since March, 2020, when the teams were cancelled, Honduras and the USA closed their borders and the Hospital was pushed into a new mode of operation. Instead of having busy spring and summer months with teams coming regularly, the staff was focused on…

May 12 2020

COVID-19 and the Hospital: Update

Covid-19 has had a large impact on the Hospital Socorro de lo Alto, as well as the community and country of Honduras. Honduras, like the USA, went on lockdown, effectively stopping all travel in and out of the country. Our executive director was at the Hospital in March and it took her 2+ weeks before…

May 12 2020

Team in Focus

Beginning in 1980, the first surgical team made up of Dr. Kinsey, Mary Kinsey, RN and Charles Rutter, CRNA made its way to Honduras. Missionary Bobby Bowman, based in Sula where the present day hospital is located, assisted Dr. Kinsey and Ruth Bowman prepared meals for the team. The team used an 8-bed facility with…
May 2024