We have a special message from Oticon Hearing Foundation ambassador Braden Baker. Like us, Braden is excited to get back to the great work we do on our audiology mission trips when we are able to. In the meantime, it’s helpful to shed light on the good and as much as possible spread positivity. A great way to do that is by sharing stories of inspiration.
Braden asks, “Do you have any stories about something you’ve done or found inspirational in your own local community?”
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This February, a team of volunteers including Oticon audiologists Kelly Cedor and Denise McLeod, and Oticon Hearing Foundation ambassador Braden Baker, set out to Flores, a town in Guatemala’s northern Petén region. The humanitarian mission trip with Entheos helped many people with 285 donated Oticon hearing aids. Working with Dr. Paty Castellanos, the only audiologist in a country of 17 million people, the group tested newborns at the hospital, conducted school screenings on students, Read More »
This February, Braden took his third trip to Guatemala and his fifth trip with Hearing the Call. Joined by two Oticon audiologists, Kelly Cedor and Denise McLeod, the team of volunteers set out to Flores, a town in Guatemala’s northern Petén region, with over 250 Oticon hearing aids donated for the audiology mission trip.
Here's a summary of the trip from Braden:
The volunteer team made deep connections with the community and shared a lot of smiles.
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