Coronavirus News and Updates for Guatemala

Coronavirus News and Updates for Guatemala

Like so many countries throughout the world, Guatemala was not able to avoid the arrival of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). As a medical mission organization, a significant portion of our volunteers and supporters are healthcare providers and we continue to pray for your...
The Coronavirus Pandemic in Guatemala

The Coronavirus Pandemic in Guatemala

While the borders were opened in mid-September last year, most of Guatemala is still suffering the economic impact of the Coronavirus pandemic. Malnutrition is again on the rise as families struggle to find work in order to afford housing and food.  Make A Donation To...
Dr. Ben Mack

Dr. Ben Mack

Service To Others: A Family Affair Dr. Ben Mack has volunteered with Refuge International on at least a dozen trips over the past few years. A dynamic and committed surgeon, Dr. Mack makes a significant difference in the lives of people in Longview and Guatemala. It...
Amanda Judd

Amanda Judd

A Life’s Path Transformed By A Global Perspective Amanda Judd, a nurse practitioner from Colorado, did not always intend to go into the field of medicine. While living in Mexico, pursuing an education in anthropology and sociology, she visited a Mayan village to...
Laurel Zeller

Laurel Zeller

I was privileged this past November to travel to Guatemala with an organization called Refuge International. I was part of a minor surgery team that returns to the mountainous town of Chocola three times a year at the invitation of local doctor Sergio Castillo....