December 19 2011

Nepal Medical Mission

by Nathan Fujita

My wife and I celebrated our 30th anniversary by going to our first medical mission to Nepal. We went with the Aloha Medical Mission for three weeks from October 25-Nov 15, 2011. The women that I operated on suffered from uterine prolapse, a condition where the uterus decends out of the vagina. This abnormality happens when a woman gives birth, and then is forced into hard labor, carrying firewood and building material for the family livelihood. The mission was a gratifying experience, not only to help others, but to grow personally as well as we faced adversity. For video, please go to http://www.youtube.com/user/bugswong?feature=mhee.

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