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Frequently Asked Questions 



Do I have to be fluent in Spanish?

What sort of job can I do if I am not a medical or dental professional, or I can’t speak Spanish?

What are the most common medical needs that we can expect to see?

Is there a maximum age for a volunteer to participate on a team?

Do I need a passport to travel to Honduras?

What documents do I need to provide as part of the application process?

What does the volunteer fee cover?

When should I make my flight reservations?

Into what Honduran airport should I fly?
Do I need to fill out a Customs form before returning to the United States?

Do I need to get any vaccinations before leaving the Hepatitis A, hepatitis B, typhoid, tetanus-diphtheria, and measles vaccines are recommended by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) at the time of this writing?

Could you tell me about the sanitary facilities in Honduras?

Will I be able to use my cell phone or computer at the Your cell phone may or may not work in-country?

I'm a physician, are there supplies that I can bring from home that would be helpful?

I’m a dentist. What supplies can I bring from home that would help in providing care?

What is the weather like in Honduras?

Can we bring gifts for the Honduran children?

If someone from home needs to contact me, how do they me?