Check out our photos from our latest trip to Peru! Photo album here.
Things have been busy here in northern Peru! A whirlwind week for the FACES team has led to some great new advancements and partnerships that will help the organization grow and build local sustainability. Continue reading Updates from FACES July 2012 Trip to Peru
FACES Foundation President, Dr. Thomas Albert, and Executive Director, Leah Olson, are preparing for their upcoming trip to Peru leaving on July 14. The FACES representatives will be meeting with Peruvian patient coordinator, Delia Delgado Maldonado, to work for a week with in-country partners on several upcoming projects.
Continue reading Preparations for July 2012 Trip to Peru
FACES Foundation is preparing for their upcoming annual screening trip to northern Peru. The FACES team, Dr. Tom Albert, Kelly Jensen and Leah Olson, will be conducting the cleft screening clinics for possible surgical candidates from around the region. The team expects to screen between 70 to 90 patients, many of whom will be selectedContinue reading FACES/Lions Team Prepares for Peru Trip
At 5:30 each morning, before the sun rose, alarms chimed in each room of the FACES Foundation team. Half-an-hour later the team of 23 members met in the dining hall of the Hosteria San Roque for a communal breakfast before heading to Belen Hospital to begin the day’s surgical activities. Read the full report here.Continue reading 2012 Surgical Trip Report
In November 2011 three members of FACES Foundation, Dr. Tom Albert, Dr. Jerome List and Leah Olson, traveled to Lambayeque, Peru, for the pre-surgical trip screening clinics. Over 50 patients were screened, 35 of whom were identified as surgical candidates.Continue reading Winter 2011 Screening Clinics in Peru
At four in the morning, hours before the sun would break over the horizon, 21 members of the FACES team gathered at the Portland International Airport, bags in tow, ready to head to the southern hemisphere for the 2012 Surgical Campaign to Peru. A week prior, all members of the team gathered for a packingContinue reading Journey to Peru