Note from Theresa Tien, Anesthetic Assistant: Kaka-Ba Hospital 2016

All I can say is that it has been an unbelievable learning experience so far. Back in Vancouver, I would never have seen the diversity in patients and cases that I’ve seen here (tropical climates and diseases are very different). Every case has presented some sort of challenge, especially with the minimal equipment we have…

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Note from Dhar Patel, Volunteer Interpreter: Kaka-Ba Hospital 2016

I’m a newbie mission member and writing to you on my first night here. What I experienced so far in sequence was a 14 hour flight, over the North Pole, an eight hour lay-over in Delhi Airport, then a one-and-a-half hour flight to Surat and a one-and-a-half hour drive to Hansot. Our luggage was transported separately from the airport, and…

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Note from Elaine Peters, Mission Coordinator: Kaka-Ba Hospital 2016

Our team had a bit of a slow start due to the recent discontinuation of the $500 and $1000 rupee notes that caught many people by surprise a few days ago. This has impacted some villagers who had to find money to buy bus tickets to reach Hansot. I have a lot of appreciation for the innovation and the adaptability…

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ORC Received a Donation from Talmud Torah

[Show slideshow] On June 16, Operation Rainbow Canada Director of Media Gary Hanney attended the Vancouver Talmud Torah School’s Ceremony of Giving and accepted a generous donation of $1,000 to ORC. At the beginning of each school year, students of the Talmud Torah partake in the Mitzvah of Valuing Philanthropy Initiative. The program helps fulfill…

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Inventory Clean-up_June 2016

[Show slideshow]   From Doreen Lore, Chair of the Mission Planning Committee: Just want to thank each of the 9 ORC Members who came out to help with inventory:  Betty, Cheryl, Dhar, Elaine, Joshua, Karen, Melanie, and Remy. Many members who join ORC are attracted by our work on missions;  but it’s these kind of…

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Next Member’s Meeting – Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Our Members’ Meetings are held on the 2nd Tuesday every other month (January 12,  March 14, May 9, July 11, September 12, November 14) Our next meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 10, 2016 from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm.   Location: Room 3D16, BC Children’s Hospital –  4480 Oak Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Please email us…

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