Dominican Republic Mission


Thursday, March 10 through Monday, March 21

This year the group returned to the north side of the country, landing in Puerto Plata and staying in and working in region around Sosua.

Besides the intense work and rewards of helping people experience Christian love, there is time for some relaxation: shopping, sightseeing at historical sites, and enjoying the beach!


  • medical clinics
  • evening evangelistic meetings
  • evening activities for the children
   Lolita Valdez, R.N. (Southwestern Nursing Faculty)
Tony Torres, M.D.
 Southwestern Students:
   Rena Brenish
Chika Egwuagu
Benjamin Garcia
Adleshia Greenidge
Jessica Gutierrez
Lillian Ibrahim
Sohee Kim
Emily Laughlin
Sarah Menzel
Margaret Nyoni
Rosemary Okoroafor
Edgar Ollarzabel
Nazish Parbtani
Christopher Rasmussen
Jeremy Rinner
Paul Rugira
 Non-Southwestern College Students:
   Razel Nuiqui
Karla Faye Racoma
Jennifer Zambales
 Other Participants:
   Benjamin Buang
Melba Buang
Elsa Calloza
Jorge Castillo (Corpus Christi)
Sieglinde Dowell, RN
Merlinda Espiritu (Corpus Christi)
James Honeycutt (Corpus Christi)
Maria Lopez (Corpus Christi)
Nilda Merida
Lee Anthony Castillo (Corpus Christi)
George Shaheen (Corpus Christi)
Juan Sygal, M.D. (Corpus Christi)
Dedre Torres
 Bus Master:
   Julio Ramirez

From what we get, we can make a living; what we give, however, makes a life.
Arthur Ashe      

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