Dental Care Deserts
“I was born with a hole in my heart,” he explained, shifting to a more comfortable position in his patient chair. Tim Daugherty waited excitedly for the dentist to arrive for his last appointment at the Mobile Dental van – where they will pull…
Malaria’s Deadly Waiting Game
Mosquito nets save lives in refugee camps plagued by deadly malaria.
Hurricane Dorian Turns Paradise Into A Disaster Zone
“Dorian won’t budge” warned the National Hurricane Center in its hourly update on September 2. Slow moving and deadly, Hurricane Dorian hung over the Bahamas, trapping people for nearly two days. Now we’re seeing the devastation left in the wake of the Category 5 storm. Hurricane Dorian pummeled homes, flooded roads and took lives. The Bahamas…
3 Reasons You Should Care About What Happens Globally
There is so much happening in our own country that it’s hard to stay informed about what’s going on around the world. Sometimes big stories from other countries don’t even break through the U.S. news cycle. And that lack of…
No Other Option: Morjan’s Story
“We had no choice – they left us no options. They were chopping necks. They were raping women. We had to leave.” Morjan tells of her escape to Bangladesh.
Called to Serve, Racheal Puts Love Into Action
I had the privilege of meeting Racheal, a Medical Teams International Program Manager in Uganda, a few months ago. Despite being 8,500 miles apart and chatting over a video call, we bonded quickly. We were around the same age and…
The 7 Deadly Summer Dangers
This year, people living on the margins face a growing number of dangers. They live in places where disease, violence and persecution are a way of life. Here are seven deadly dangers to watch for during the summer of 2019.
Serving the Local Community With Mobile Dental Vans
Mobile Dental volunteers and patients represent the amazing work taking place right now in our own backyard. Here are two stories that demonstrate how strong our local communities are.
Voices From a Refugee Camp
From the millions of refugee voices, read about four with something important to say.
A Refugee Child Becomes a Refugee Father
He was forced to flee his childhood home three times, but now Fidel has built a stable life with his wife and they’ve welcomed a baby of their own.