By Rodger Harrison As you all know I work and live in Honduras, and I can tell you that the US needs to protect its border. Not so much to protect those of us on the inside, but for those who are on the outside as well. When Pueblos sin Fronteras helped organize this march [...]
By Rodger Harrison Originally sent to Friends of Paramedics for Children Bringing The Children Back Home To Honduras I AM TAKING A RENTED BUS FROM HONDURAS TOWARDS MEXICO TO RESCUE AND BRING BACK IMMIGRANT CHILDREN FROM HONDURAS. Imagine this, you are a Honduran mother who was told that if you joined the migrant march [...]
By Nelson Guzman Originally sent to Friends of Paramedics for Children Here is a picture of the local Red Cross "ambulance" in Copan Ruinas, Honduras, where P.F.C.'s clinic is located. As you can see, there is NOTHING in the Red Cross ambulance to treat patients, just the cot. Also here is a picture of the [...]
By Nelson Guzman, Friends of Paramedics for Children On July 28th, a call went out from P.F.C. for emergency donations to help transport little (4 day old) Rudin Fernando Mendes Ramirez to the hospital. P.F.C. has an emergency transportation fund for such purposes but the fund was depleted, as it often is. The call was [...]
One question that we often hear from guests and volunteers is: “Do you recycle?” “Of course we do,” I reply. They then ask where the recycle bins are, and I say, “Don’t worry about that - just throw your cans and plastic bottles in the trash can. The rest will be taken care of." You can [...]
Welcome to the Paramedics for Children podcast! Each episode is a snippet of conversation with Rodger Harrison, our founder. In this episode, he talks about how Paramedics for Children got our start, and what bags of dog food have to do with hurricanes. Enjoy and subscribe!
Welcome to the first Paramedics for Children podcast! Each episode is a snippet of conversation with Rodger Harrison, our founder. In this episode, he discusses his reason for getting the hell out of real estate, becoming a paramedic, and eventually finding his way to Honduras. Enjoy and subscribe!
Our very own Hacienda la Esperanza has just received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence! Now in its sixth year, the achievement celebrates hospitality businesses that have earned great traveler reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year. Certificate of Excellence recipients include accommodations, eateries and attractions located all over the world that have continually delivered a quality customer experience. The [...]
It was a beautiful summer morning in Honduras a few years back, and on this glorious day I found myself in a small village about 4 miles east of Copán Ruinas, Honduras. I was on a fact finding mission to look into working with a local school through our school supply program, a project that [...]
A Different Approach to Volunteering As the years have gone by, I have watched Paramedics For Children change with the times. I noticed early on that some NGOs were either developing infrastructure or bringing in brigades of volunteers. Some do both, and over time these NGOs seem to go in either one direction or the other, [...]