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Thursday, September 1, 2016

Take Me to the River! Pt, 1: Leana's Story

Good Morning Friends,

I want you to take a moment and think back to someone who taught you something.  After you finish reading this blog, leave a short memory you have of that teacher.  They don't have to have been a teacher in any legal sense, just someone who made an educational impact on your life.

Every person matters, and every person who dedicates their lives to education matters.  It is a noble act to deliberately choose to teach someone else how to lift up themselves and others.

This is exactly the goal of the "teaching team" that developed as a result of the partnership between AHMEN's Community Involvement programs.  As you know, this team is called "Rio de Agua Viva."  The Rio Team, as I have come to nickname it, enjoyed one of the most meaningful journeys to Honduras I have ever lead or of which I have ever had the pleasure of being a part.

I will be featuring one story each month through the end of the year about our AHMEN River of Living Water team.  This month I want to push off the canoe with a story from our team's first aid teacher, Leana Moncada.

Leana Moncada is an E.R. nurse in Birmingham, Alabama at Princeton Hospital.  She is one of the nicest, most-patient people you have ever met.  Another fun fact?  Leana is originally from Honduras.  She travels with AHMEN teams as a way to give back to her people.  Click here to read Leana's journal!

Does Leana's story make you want to join a team to Honduras?  Contact me here today to learn how to be a part of AHMEN's Rio or many other teams next year!

Together, we are the difference.