Medical Clinic Closer to Reality


FOB CANAM INC {501(C)(3)}

The long-awaited medical/dental clinic for the town of Barrón is glimmering with renewed hope. Historically, an objective of the three “Pilot Clinics” that were pioneered by Dr. Bonnie McGuire, Dr. Rod Kassa and Dr. Ben Kaasa was to evaluate the need and desire of the community to have a permanent clinic with a doctor, full time nurse and part-time dentist.  The community response was overwhelmingly positive. Friends of Barrón presented the idea of building a permanent clinic to the Ejido president and he invited us to present it to the Ejido general assembly on two occasions.  The assembly unanimously voted to donate the land for the clinic.  They then appointed a committee of four local women, plus the Ejido president and FOB to move the program forward.  Over the last three years, the committee and FOB raised $400,000 pesos for the project.

In March 2018, Barrón solicited the help of…

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1 Response to Medical Clinic Closer to Reality

  1. Heather says:

    Great news Kris and FOB!! Will keep our fingers crossed!

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