Project Belize is self funded by each year’s participants, but has received donations from several individuals and groups.

Altrusa International of Nacogdoches has contributed funds in support of medical supplies each year since 1988.

The Lions Club of Nacogdoches has assisted in the collection of glasses and funds for trips in the past.

Several other private individuals have donated funds for medications and local physicians have contributed sample and extra medications for the trip.

Vitamin Angels of Santa Barbara California has donated prenatal and children’s vitamins, and anti-parasite medications for distribution.

Westminster Presbyterian Church of Nacogdoches and North Street Church of Christ, Nacogdoches, has made financial contributions for the purchase of medications.

MDF Instruments have donated blood pressure cuffs, stethoscopes, and other instruments for use in the clinics and donations for the trips.

Hillside Clinic, a non-profit medical clinic in Punta Gorda, has partnered with us in the distribution of medications and vitamins each year.

Austin Heights Baptist Church members have donated financial contributions for the purchase of medications and assisted in packing.

Kiwanis Club of Nacogdoches  and its members have made financial contributions and have assisted in packing medications.

Crystal Auto Rental, Belize City, has provided low cost rentals for support of the project since 1990, and is one of the most influential partners in the efforts to provide clinics in remote areas.

A number of other organizations and members have rallied around the health care providers in the Toledo District, providing the Punta Gorda Hospital and the Hillside Clinic with donations each year. This year Project Belize filled a ‘wish list’ for each.

 Lynette Gomez, PhD, MSc, Administrator for Hillside Clinic, Punta Gorda, receiving recognition and donations from Project Belize.

Punta Gorda Hospital receiving donations from Project Belize. Second from right is Frenelda Gutierrez, Deputy Regional Health Manager, Toledo District Health Services

In partial partnership with Sawyer International Water Filters we began providing high capacity filters for the more remote villages, Graham Creek, Machikilha, Temash, and Agua Cate.Two group members holding a completed water filter assembly in Graham Creek.

Click here: IMG_3164 to see a clip of Health Care worker in Graham Creek assembling a water filter.


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