Entries by Noel Yeatts

Too late?

Kevin

I found Kevin in a dusty village in Guatemala. The home where he and his 8 family members live is nothing but a dirt floor and pieces of tin, sticks and tarps that make up his roof and walls.

At first glance, from a distance, you might think that he is just a chubby toddler, but as you get closer you realize something is terribly wrong. The cancer that is eating up his body has caused his kidneys to shut down and it has been more than a week since he has been able to produce more than a few drops of urine. He is severely bloated from head to toe [ … ]

Kevin’s Rescue

Today we rescued a little boy named Kevin from a village. He is only 2 years old and has cancer. His kidneys have shut down and he is so swollen with fluid. He is literally just days from death. The local doctors have given up on him and have said there is nothing else they […]

More than we can handle

God never gives us more than we can handle. I just wish he did not trust me so much. -Mother Teresa Just when I think my heart can not break anymore, God reminds me that he is in control. Today as we were dedicating the special needs center, I was introduced to a little boy who […]

You are not forgotten

Can you ever replace the loss of a loved one? Can you ever take that pain away? I dont think you can ever replace a loved one or that the pain will ever completely go away. But, I do believe you can use that pain and that loss to make a difference. Today in Guatemala, […]

Ulises

I arrived at Hope of Life today and one of the first kids I saw was Ulises. You will remember that he was the 16 year old boy I introduced you to a couple months ago. Because of severe malnutrition […]

Holà!

I arrived in Guatemala yesterday with Tiffany Eriksen. Tiffany serves as our Community Engagement Leader at World Help and focuses on the Operation Baby Rescue campaign. This is her first time in Guatemala and it is always exciting to see this country through fresh eyes. Our trip was not without a little adventure – check out Tiffany’s […]