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Mexico

  Mexico, Programs

When the well runs dry- THF to the rescue

7 years of drought. 1,2,3,4,5,6, 7….. and counting. Can you imagine that? No rain, at all- nothing more than an a tease of a drizzle every couple of months. Now picture this, living in a remote village in Mexico that last experienced rain 7 years ago. All the wells in your village start to run dry because the water is that low- and the little water left tastes awful because of the concentration of minerals at the bottom of the well. Because water has become so rare, your village stops growing its own food, making fruit and fresh vegetables a rarity that would draw a crowd upon its  ...

  Mexico, Service Trips

How Serving in Baja Mexico Reframed Our Life- By Danielle Mah & Stephen Chong

By: Danielle Mah Danielle and Stephen My husband Stephen and I grew up with not very much. We both remember digging through bags of second hand clothes as kids and our parents working long hours to provide. While our story sounds no different than a lot of our friends and peers, because a lot of their parents are also immigrants, we both believed that there was more to life than just going to school and making money. Over the years we’ve been involved in serving at church, giving to the homeless in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, helping out at UGM, soup kitchens, fundraising  ...

  Latin America, Mexico, Service Projects, Service Trips

Honoring grandpa through the True Health Foundation

Throughout the course of my Eagle Project, I have been greatly blessed by family, friends, and other contributors. My project consisted of gathering dental hygiene donations from various sources, packing them up in kits, and sending them to an orphanage in Mexico with the True Health Foundation. Why I chose this project The main reason I wanted to do this project was to honor my grandfather, who was a dentist in Logan, Utah. He loved to serve and help people through his skills in dentistry. My mom often recalls times when my grandpa would give free dental care to those who were in need of  ...