Our recent #CR073115MUEDU-G team had an unexpected visitor during their stay in Costa Rica. An extremely sick kitten was dropped at the convent used for volunteer housing and our empathetic volunteers took him in to care for as their own.

They bathed the kitten, fed him, and took him to the veterinarian only to discover he was suffering from a respiratory problem as well… Read more


ISL has received an award of recognition from the Ministry of Health of the Mexican State of Sonora for enabling them to more than double the vaccinations and health screenings provided in underserved communities in the Puerto Penasco area.

At a luncheon held on May 15, 2015, ISL was presented with an award for making a considerable contribution to community wellness over the past year. Thanks to the assistance of ISL… Read more


Teddy Chuwa the ISL Country Coordinator in Tanzania. We asked her for an update about Tanzania, and she shared the following:

What concerns should I have if I am planning to come to Tanzania?

While the Ebola virus continues to affect certain countries in Africa, it is important to understand that this should not deter people from visiting other countries on the… Read more