Medical Service Learning in Ecuador

Raised
$10133
Progress
82 days left
82 days left
Goal
$28000
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Who We Are
CPCC faculty and students from a variety of our allied health programs will be going to Ecuador to provide medical services and patient education to children and adults. Areas covered are expected to be women's health, oral hygiene, physical exams, vision screening, therapy, and pharmacy support.

Road signs in EcuadorThe Project
The medical service learning trip to Ecuador is designed to provide CPCC's allied health students with the opportunity to utilize their education and training in an international setting. This experience will benefit CPCC students with an international experience and the people of Ecuador with free medical services and patient education. The trip will take place in June and July of 2019. The estimated cost per student for the 12-day trip is $3,500. Our goal is to take 20 students.

The Impact
This is our third medical service learning trip, and each group that has participated has come away with a greater understanding of international health systems and culture and an enhanced appreciation for the US health system. Students also have an immense sense of pride and satisfaction in knowing they were able to use their skills and knowledge to help others in need.

Young woman standing with arms open on Machu Picchu in PeruWhat Donations Will Do
All funds raised will be used to support students and faculty going on the trip. The $3,500 cost covers airfare to Ecuador, lodging, and meals as well as in-country transportation and excursions.

Call To Action
We invite you to invest in this educational study abroad experience for our group. Any amount will help us reach our goal. Please click the green Give button above to make your contribution.