April 2018

Trip Location: Trujillo, Honduras

Approximate Cost of Trip: $2,000
Date the Trip Will Start: April 14, 2018
Date the Trip Will End: April 22, 2018
Final Date for Signup: February 10, 2018
Organization: Presbyterian Church of the Falling Spring, Chambersburg, PA
Goals of The Trip: Medical out patient, dental extractions, dental restorative possibleMinister to local villagers and spread the love of Christ. Seeking physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, dentists, dental assistants, pharmacist, and general helpers

Mission Overview

Type of Dentistry Performed: Extractions, Restorative
Church Host Information: Presbyterian Church of the Falling Spring, Chambersburg, PA 17201. Mission team will be lead by husband and wife missionary team who resided in Trujillo for 16 years with the Christian Veterinary MissionBrief
Description of the area: We will work in a village begun as a land reform movement following Hurricane Mitch many years ago. All villagers are peasants with minimal resources. Access to medical or dental care Is nearly non existent. This will be our tenth short term medical/dental mission to this village spanning a 16 year time span.

Mission Trip Logistics

Destination Airport: San Pedro Sula, Honduras
Lodging: Christopher Columbus Hotel, Trujillo, Honduras
Special Requirements (VISA, Immunizations, etc.): Standard immunizations for Central America
Meals: Most meals at hotel, lunches provided in village
Voltage: 110-120 volts
Electricity: Available in hotel, very limited in mission location
Outlets: Standard US
Currency: Limpira
Free Time and Opportunities: Contact Jeff Landon for discussion of opportunities

CDS Member Contact Information

Full Name: Jeffrey C. Landon, DMD
Address: 1143 Ragged Edge Rd, Chambersburg, PA 17202
Phone Number: 717-267-1737
Email Address: drjlandon1143@comcast.net