Airplane Fuel for IHS Honduras

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Burnsville Rotary Club


District # 5950

Rotary International

Fuel for planes

International Health Services




The Matching Grant # 15784, from the Burnsville Rotary Club Rotary District # 5950, Rotary International, and the La Ceiba Rotary Club in Honduras, Central America. This Matching Grant was given, to the International Health Service of Minnesota for their airplane fuel for the medical mission to Honduras. The bill for the $16,000.00 was drawn and sent to I.H.S. on June 18 2002.

I.H.S. saw over 12,000 patients, over 280 surgeries, over 50,000 patient contacts. The Matching Grant from Rotary helped make the medical mission a success.

The Burnsville Rotary club helped sort and load the supplies and equipment, which was three, forty foot containers with over 60,000 pounds. The Rotary of La Cieba Honduras helped by unloading the same three containers and also helped in housing some of the volunteers that came to Honduras in February 2002.