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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Audiologist Julia Shih traveled to Parintins, Brazil to make the Auditory Health Project a reality this July. All hearing instruments for the mission were donated by the Oticon Hearing Foundation.
"We predict to see more people than last year, in which we served more than 130 people and fit more than 200 hearing aids. We will also be able to expand the frontier of this work to remote areas. We will be going to the Ribeirinhos region and the village of Satere Mawe.
Although I have many requests Read More »