A Gracious Gift of Dresses

The September Medical Team is at the clinic currently, and we received a sweet message from volunteer Peggy Gentes today: “Before we left to travel to Haiti, the FOTCOH September Team was very fortunate to receive eight five hand-sewn dresses donated from the Sewing Ministry Annunciation Catholic Church in Elma, New York. These dresses were graciously accepted […]

1400 Surgeries and Counting

The FOTCOH Surgery Program is a huge part of our work in Haiti. Since its inception, Garron Lukas, FOTCOH’s sole volunteer surgeon, has performed an estimated 1400 surgeries during the regularly scheduled FOTCOH clinics at the nearby Dr. Martinez Hospital in Jacmel. Four times a year, Dr. Lukas travels to Haiti to provide life-saving and […]

Helping an abandoned baby

The FOTCOH clinic not only cares for patients acutely, but it also serves the patients throughout their struggles with hypertension, diabetes, asthma, among other things. The medical volunteers working at the clinic in Haiti also do well-child checks for newborns through toddlers – sometimes, these children have been abandoned by their mothers and are being […]