Thursday in Merida!

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Hi my name is Mark, and I’m a Senior biology major graduating this year. Today we started off with a presentation about the Mission of Friendship and reflected on how to assist the mission moving forward. Following this, we went to one of the mission’s programs, a day care, where we painted, cleaned up construction […]

Merida, Mexico Day 1

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Hi! My name is Elisabeth Gural and I am a junior Physician Assistant major! Today was the first day of our trip. We left the Gannon Arch around 1:30am. It was a super long travel day, but we finally got to Merida around 3:00 in the afternoon! We met with our partners at the Mission […]

Merida, Mexico Day 4

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Hello! My name is Mariella Dzubinski and I am a senior nursing major. On Tuesday, we traveled to the Santa Barbara Cenotes, which was about an hour and half from Merida. At this location, there were four different cenotes that we visited. Each individual cenote had clear blue water and were unique. We enjoyed swimming […]

Merida, Mexico Day 3

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Hi, I’m Jess and I’m a sophomore environmental engineering major. On Monday we went on a tour of the daycare, medical dispensary, mission office, and the after-school program for girls. We learned about the differences between practices in the United States and Mexico in child and health care. We also had the opportunity to eat […]