Paraguay – International Smile Projects'S ARCHIVE

  •   Juan David is a child with a cleft lip who has undergone surgery three times causing him to be scared of doctors and needles. His parents brought him to our dental outreach in Paraguay, knowing his teeth needed care. After two days of spending time with Juan David, he was finally ready to receive [...]

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  • The team in Paraguay had the opportunity to visit the Mbya Guarani Indian Community which is located in San Juan 2, about 40 minutes from the town of Campo 9. In addition to conducting a dental clinic they also visited the local school which has 140 children. They conducted dental hygiene talks for the children [...]

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  •   Cristina has five of her own children and two from her second marriage. Her first husband died in a farming accident and she married again, but her husband struggles to put food on the table. A little over a year ago their house burned down and they lost one of their children in that [...]

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  • Our Paraguay team traveled to Ñemby, Caaguazu to host a two day dental clinic serving the local community. Seventy-one people were able to receive dental care during the event, including many children. Ruth and Shirley were two of the children who were in attendance. Both of them had cavities in their front teeth and had [...]

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  • During our team’s two day outreach to San Antonio, Paraguay where they provided care for 68 people they met Cesia. Cesia is fifteen years old and had a severe cavity in one of her front incisors. She never wanted to smile because she was embarrassed of the large hole in her tooth. Our team was [...]

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  • On February 19-20 the team in Paraguay conducted free dental clinics at the Iglesia Bautista Luz de Esperanza in Areguá, Paraguay. One of the 72 patients that they were able to help provide care for was Lorena Sotelo. Lorena is a twenty-five year old mother of three who had been experiencing severe pain in several of [...]

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  • Thirty-one patients received free dental services when the team recently visited the Bañado Sur community in Asunción, Paraguay. One of the patients was a 19 year old mother named Denisse. Denisse suffers from severe dental decay. The team was able to restore some of her teeth and will work to provide more care for her [...]

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  • The team in Paraguay recently traveled to Ytororó to conduct a two day free dental clinic. Dr. Paulina Sanchez, Dr. Elen Ramirez, and Dr. Rossana Fernandez were able to provide dental care for 61 people from the community. Mr. Bernardo Alcaraz, a local in Ytororó, heard ahead of time that the team would be coming to [...]

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  • On January 29-30 our team in Paraguay visited a local children’s home – Hogar Unidos por Cristo. They provided free dental care for 76 children at the home. One of them was a young girl named Daisy. She is a 20 year old deaf mute who had been living at the home for awhile. She [...]

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  • Damiana Achar, a 29 year old mother of six, lives in a very rural settlement in Lambaré, Paraguay. Her husband is a bricklayer and she collects recyclable items off the streets, struggling to raise their family. A few years ago, “A Roof for My Country”, a group of volunteers who builds simple homes for those [...]

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