Best Volunteer Reviews 2017

Volunteer Name: Robert Fierer MD
Project Location: Honduras, La Ceiba
Volunteered at: Clinica and hospital

1.-How was the local ABV Coordinator and the support provided in-country?

2- What was the most surprising thing you experienced?
At the program: was very satisfied with how I was to help patients especially at the clinic.
At the accommodation: food and hospitality also excellent
About the country: hot this week and much safer than the books led me to think

 3- What was most difficult to experience?
At the program: Really no problem just getting used to a new medical system and the medicine names
At the accommodation: Listening and speaking only Spanish all the time but is what I wanted to improve my Spanish
The country: No problem just glad I did not have to drive

4- Any tips for future volunteers…
Clothing: No do not need a lot since scrubs almost all the time
Donations: Get started early’ anything would help especially for the clinic
Weather: hot in March and April expect only cold water’’ refreshing showers when is hot

4.1-Other things volunteers should know:
Itis safe, people are very friendly and I was never worried about anything being stolen
b.- to use dollars is fine,, general people are very poor a good salary would  be 100 dollars a week but less very common     
c.- know even a few words in Spanish before you come and make an attempt to learn more

5- Personal Paragraph (ABV Program Testimonial), don’t leave blank:
Very happy with all aspects of the program rapheal, john, host denise al were excellent  I hope to return one day .i learn a lot and felt that I was able to be a doctor for people that appreciated my help and learn the people and the country

6- How would you describe your accommodation, meals and security:

7- What was your favorite memory of this trip?
Program: Helping people in the clinic
Country: People very friendly honest and never threatened

8.- How was the ABV USA support prior traveling(Phone/emails/Online chat):
Website Information: Was very good

9 – Are you willing to speak to other potential ABV volunteers?

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