Home Transformation

Imagine how good you would feel if you experienced a transformation like the family in these pictures experienced. From a smoke filled, dirt floor home to a clean, bright…

Dr. Boyle’s Story

Over 20 years ago Dr. Phil Boyle, an anesthesiologist from St. Cloud, MN, went on his first HELPS medical trip. At that time, this particular trip to Nebaj was HELPS’ second medical venture thus far. HELPS has brought Dr. Boyle and his services to different...

A Major Milestone: Graduation

On October 28, 2010,  sixteen sixth graders from the William M. Botnan School in Santa Avelina, Guatemala, completed their elementary education.  The upstairs assembly room was filled with proud parents and children dressed in their finest for the two hour ceremony....

Thank You Dan!

Daniel Sanchez, former Medical Team Coordinator, has left the HELPS family to further pursue his career as an oncologist. As a child Daniel spent his summers working on a coffee plantation, which gave him a chance to see life outside of the city and to discover the...

Doug the “MacGyver”

Some of you may remember the t.v. show, “MacGyver”.  You may remember that MacGyver (and his stylish Mullet hair) was the ever-resourceful, secret agent who could disable the nuclear bomb system of an evil empire with a paper clip. A MacGyver on a HELPS Medical or...