Xunatunich Mayan Ruins – Tourist Day

This is the last day in Belize for team MOST 1823. It’s been a great adventure and we capped it off with a trip to the Xunatunich (shoo-an-too-nish) Maya ruins, only two miles from the Guatemalan border.  Xunan Tunich means stone woman in Maya, and this is how the...

Day Seven (Clinic Day 5) – Santa Familia

Today was our final day in clinic. We traveled 20 minutes to the village of Santa Familia, two miles from the border of Guatemala. Time has flown by here doing this work. Everyday is new and different but with the same routine. We were able to make a trip down the...

Living in Belize

We’ve seen a lot of homes traveled by to and from different locations this week. Here are some shots of houses in the area. Many homes are built on stilts because of possible future flooding, but that’s rare since the coral reef on the coast protects the country from...

Team member spotlight: Ashton Torrey

Ashton is the youngest member of the team this week and was planning to come with her grandmother, who brought her to Nicaragua in 2016. Last Thanksgiving, her grandmother passed away only two weeks after her great grandmother passed at age 97. Her grandmother was...

Day Six – Santa Elena Lighthouse Church

Today we visited what we thought was a small space for an eyeglass clinic but quickly became a well-oiled machine. The Lighthouse Church brought a steady flow of people all day, 135 people total.  We met Melvin, a member of the Belizian army who was in a bike wreck...

Day Five – REMA church and Octavia Nursing Home

Day 5 in Belize, 3rd Day of Clinic held at Rhema church which means “The Word.” Clinic had a slower pace today as we saw 125 people, but there were many notable moments. Click the photos link to see so many more photos from today’s adventure.  Adam worked with Pastor...