Category Archives: Friends of Barron

High Schoolers Need Help

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A Message from Friends of Barron

Our scholarship program is now in it’s seventh year. Since 2009 we have averaged thirty students per year under scholarship. The program started to support Barron kids who wanted to attend high school in Mazatlan, an expensive proposition when you … Continue reading

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Friends of Barron Video

If you are interested in seeing what exactly it is that FOB CANAM has accomplished in the past eight years, click on the link below.  If you have Powerpoint installed on your computer, it should play. I am working on … Continue reading

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The Story of Jesus

Jesus Tirado lives in Barron. His mother cleans hotel rooms and his dad picks up odd jobs in the fields. Jesus used to sell golf balls along the eastern fence and then was accepted into the “Ninos del Rio” golf … Continue reading

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Dental Clinic Rocks!

What a wild week! We had nine dental health professionals working six to eight hours a day. We saw 222 primary school kids as well as 47 kindergarteners.  Our prevalence rate of cavities droped from 74% last September to 67%. … Continue reading

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Medical Clinic Successful !

Here they are!! Heroes all, at least to the good folks of Barron. This medical team was ably assisted by a team of translators including Dave & Lindy Marvin, Aida Alvarado, Marie Pedrero, Miriam Ayala and her brother Manuel and … Continue reading

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Supplementary Health Care for Barron

Even though I am blessed with good health, I hate going to the doctor. Even for annual physicals, I can procrastinate ’till the cows come home and things seem to all work out in the end. But other folks are … Continue reading

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