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We missionaries have been coming into our own as the days go by. What I mean by this is that we are getting into the rhythm of clinic life and what is expected of us here at Km 8. The past days have been hot, but the evenings are usually punctuated with a refreshing and fierce bout of rain.
For a local, the ability to tell when it is about to rain is instilled from a young age with ...
... the avenues with a mad dexterity that is borderline impressive. Seeing a family of four, or women in stilettos on a motorcycle is far too common.
Coming back from town, I found many of the other missionaries finishing registration for the after-school programs at the clinic. Lately the clinic has been looking more like a school yard than anything else on account of the abundance of local kids seeking registration in ...
As previously mentioned, today we missionaries went out into the neighborhood to promote our after school programs to the locals. Dr. Matthews bought some megaphones and with one of them we took the van around the neighborhood shouting out the itinerary. Our timing was perfect because many of the local children were getting off of school so we were able to hand out flyers to a great majority of them.
There are an abundance ...
... have become well acquainted. We can invite them to church, and indeed many of the patients that we have attended do stop by church on Saturdays.
Mobile Clinics also allow Student Missionaries to converse with the locals and look for new opportunities to help the poor here in Pucallpa. I myself was amazed at the amount of exposure to medicine and ...
... Back in the States I assumed that I was proficient in Spanish because I could get around, but coming here to Peru and having to translate sermons with both accuracy and rapidity has shown me what true linguistic fluency entails. Also, since is known that I speak Spanish, I cannot play the "yo no entiendo" card like other missionaries can; others look to me ...
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