Mission Statement

In a spirit of mutuality, we build a healthier future for the people of Bolivia and Paraguay through domestic and international partnerships. We train and equip their medical communities, empowering them to provide high-complexity surgery and other health care for those living in poverty.

Vision Statement 

We transform lives by promoting solidarity and justice through experiences of service and healing. We believe that saving a life and alleviating suffering can sustain families and strengthen communities.

Our Guiding Principles

We advocate for justice by creating a bridge of solidarity between North and South America.

We give priority to serving those living in poverty.

We welcome participants, partners, and patients regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, or age.

We are rooted in the Catholic faith and its tradition of social justice.

We learn from those we serve and gain perspective on the inequities in the human family.