The Guerrero Clinic provides eye, dental and other medical care to the indigent people within the state of Chihuahua and other parts of Mexico.
We serve multiple populations including Mexican, Mennonite, and Tarahumara Indians.
We provide volunteer opportunities for medical and non-medical people, adults, students (high school age and up) and families. It is a great experience for parent/child or grandparent/child to share.
While this is a Rotary clinic, volunteers participate from other service organizations such as Lions clubs, health care organizations and the general public.
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Accommodations - Family run motel 2 miles from clinic on the edge of an apple orchard.
Another Successful Clinic !!
We just finished our Spring 2022 Eye / Dental clinic. We had an amazing group of American and Mexican volunteers.
We performed 247 cataract and 3 pterygium surgeries. An additional 350 patients received refraction examinations.
Our patient stories are heart wrending.
There was a married couple who were both blind. The wife had cataract surgery and saw her husband for the first time when her patch was removed. Her reaction was priceless.
A 35 year old mother saw her youngest child for the first time.
The moments and stories are endless.
Peoples lives are changed at the clinic - both our patients' lives and our volunteers' lives.
Since August of 2021, we have successfully and safely navigated through COVID with changed protocols and procedures. We continue to help those who need help and have no means to help themselves.
Summer: Monday June 20 - Sunday 26th
Fall: Monday October 24 - Sunday 30th
Summer application is now posted (click on the
"2022 Summer Clinic" link above).
Application for the fall will be posted at a later date.
We are looking for American volunteers for the following roles.
- Optometrists (4-6)
- Ophthalmologists (1-2, experienced with dense cataracts)
- Scrub techs (2)
- Circulators (2)
- Translators (5) (English/Spanish, English/German)
- Volunteers for pre/post op (4)
- Volunteers for other roles (5)
- Construction (2)
Cost to volunteer is $385 plus the cost of airfare. The volunteer fee includes ground transportation in Mexico, shared lodging in Mexico, just about all of your meals, AND the T-shirt.
Because of space limitations. Do not purchase airfare without the approval of either Robert Yudkin or Walter Branson.
To Volunteer or with questions, contact
Robert Yudkin 214-213-6808 Robert@GuerreroClinic.org or
Walter Branson 979-236-1970 Walter@GuerreroClinic.org