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Mission Trip to Kausay Wasi Clinic, Coya, Peru by Nikki Batra. C.O.

|   Volunteer Stories from the Field

When I learned we had the opportunity to go to Peru for a mission trip to see patients specifically for strabismus and other pediatric surgical conditions, I was ecstatic. I joined Dr. Mitchell Strominger, my sponsor, in performing pre-op and post-op clinic and organizing surgery schedules. Once we had a pediatric anesthesiologist on board the team, we booked our flights and the intense work of accumulating the myriad supplies we would need for surgery, clinic, recording, and gifts began. The...

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