It is Day 4 of my journey with the Migrant Farmworker Health Program (MFWHP) in Moultrie, GA and all I can say is “AWESOMENESS”!
The last couple of days have TRULY been amazing and filled with wonderful little children (ages 3-12) receiving screenings and services such as: anemia, hypertension, vision, audiometry, dental and physical therapy from various disciplines (i.e. Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physical therapist, Dental Hygienist and Pharmacist). In addition, my nights have been spent with dedicated, committed and hardworking farmworkers picking crops (i.e. jalapeno peppers, cantaloupes, cucumbers, watermelons, bell peppers, etc.,) which grace our dinner tables nightly. Therefore, to say this experience has been rewarding is an understatement.
At last night’s camp I worked in the “foot care” and LOVED IT! The worker’s feet were assessed for fungal infections, trench foot, lacerations, swelling and pain. What a “humbling experience” to provide such personal care for a very deserving population. Well, if you have not noticed thus far, let me let you in on a little secret….I am having the TIME OF MY LIFE! So with that being said, stay tuned for more updates and pictures as the MISSION continues.