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Let the Planning Commence!

Planning for a medical mission trip takes many tiny steps and several large ones. Beginning steps include picking dates we hope will work for the hospital we are traveling to. We were lucky to get a great week to head to Guatemala. Our surgeons are in the process of reviewing the WOGO volunteer list to […]

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Tiffany Turner of Soles 4 Souls fits a child with new shoes during our 2018 trip in Havana, Cuba. This was WOGO and Soles 4 Souls 4th trip together.

Reaching out Beyond the Hospitals

Our mission carries further than our work to complete joint replacement surgeries in developing countries. We want to empower, educate and engage women and their larger communities. Empower–WOGO provides free life-altering orthopaedic surgery that eliminates debilitating arthritis and restores disabled joints so that patients can reclaim their ability to care for themselves, their families and […]

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generosity n.

generosity noun gen·er·os·i·ty \ˌje-nə-ˈrä-sə-tē\ 1:  willingness to give or to share <He shows generosity to those in need.> 2:  an act of unselfish giving <Her generosity was appreciated.> (Merriam Webster Dictionary) Sometimes the day-to-day work, and the excitement of planning and executing get in the way of reflection. WOGO has been incorporated since 2009 and […]

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