Lemonade International Blog

Tag: Community Nurse

Photo of the Week

“When the Lord saw her, his heart overflowed with compassion. “Don’t cry!” he said.” Luke 7:13 NLT (Photo by Silent Images)

Photo of the Week

Wherever Janina goes, she is ready to listen, to pray, to offer counsel, and to intervene, meeting urgent medical needs in La Limonada. Her “clinic in a backpack” offers relief to many suffering from respiratory illness, diabetes, ulcer and bullet wounds, high blood pressure, and other health concerns. Her smile is a beacon of hope. […]

Rainy Season Brings Increase of Dengue Fever

As a part of our Community Relief Fund efforts, Janina, our traveling community nurse, carries her “clinic in a backpack” as she visits the most vulnerable in La Limonada. She has recently been joined by two volunteer nurses from the US, Sarah and Elise. They have reported high rates of dengue fever within the community […]

Introducing Sarah Zimmerman, Volunteer Nurse in La Limonada

We’re thrilled to introduce you to Sarah Zimmerman, who will be volunteering with us in La Limonada for two and a half months this summer. A trained nurse, Sarah will be working alongside our community nurse, Janina, visiting homes and offering tangible help to marginalized individuals and families. Originally from Wisconsin, Sarah was living in […]

Imagine This

Imagine this. You show up at the hospital with an emergency, and rather than offering proper treatment, those you have turned to for help end up spitting on you instead – all because of the tattoos on your arms and what they’re assumed to represent. Imagine being denied honest work time and again simply because […]

Get Updates

Sign up to receive exclusive stories and updates from the field in Guatemala!