Below is a list of the trips AMIGOS Eye Care has planned for the current Academic Year.

It is the goal of AMIGOS Eye Care to return to the same sites year after year, providing eye care and building relationships, until a self-sustaining presence can be established.

GUATEMALA

Trip Information:

Dates: August 2019

Team Size: 6

Details:

A team of 11 doctors and 6 students will be be traveling to Guatamala this August. Their home base will be in Playa Grande in the Ixcan region of northern Guatemala (about 8 hours northwest of Guatemala City). They plan on having 4-5 clinic days with the goal of helping 1000-1200 patients. A few of their days will be spent in remote in the villages of the region.

COSTA RICA

Trip Information:

Dates: August 2019

Team Size: 11

Details:

Team Costa Rica will be staying in Turrialba, Costa Rica. There are 11 students and 2 attending doctors going on this journey. There trip will include 5 clinic days and 5 fun days where they will be going white water rafting, exploring the hot springs in the mountains, relax at the beaches, and explore the capital city, San Jose!

SENEGAL

Trip Information:

Dates: December 2019

Team Size: 9

Details:

A team of 9 students and 1 doctor traveling to Senegal, West Africa in December 2019. We will be serving at clinics in Saint-Louis & Rao for 4 full days, seeing approximately 400-600 patients. The Yoonu Njub Association will be graciously hosting us during our visit. While in Senegal, we also plan on sightseeing at the beautiful beaches of Saint Louis, exploring the history of Goree Island, and going on a Safari!