Author Archive of Bob_sykes

Let’s Roast Lance

Please RSVP by August 23rd Loloma Foundation Presents "Lets Roast Lance" Please make your tax-deductible payment to “Loloma Foundation” Click on amount you wish to donate. ____$50 One Ticket ____$100 Two Tickets ____$250 Six Tickets ____$500 Lance Hendricks Joke Book ____$1,000 Lance will dress as a Fijian and entertain at your event ____$5,000 Funds shipment of a container of medical/dental and surgical supplies (This would be a wonderful tribute

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Loloma 2017 Mission Report

“If you want to touch the past, touch a rock. If you want to touch the present, touch a flower. If you want to touch the future, touch a life.” 98 VOLUNTEERS ~ 66 DAYS OF MISSION WORK Navutu Stars Mission:  Dental: 50 prosthetics made and delivered in the field, 249 extractions, 127 restorations Medical: at 10 different island clinics, 920 patients treated Matangi Island Mission: Dental: 279 patients treated, 334 extractions, 198 restorations

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2018 Loloma Foundation Volunteer Missions Announced

Loloma Foundation is pleased to announce it's 2018 medical and humanitarian missions. It takes many volunteers to continue our support to the people of the South Pacific. We need packers, planners, artists, box movers, moral supporters and financial support. Of course if you have the hankering for an adventure join us for one of our missions to Fiji. We can promise you beautiful Islands, beautiful people a life long memory and the satisfaction that

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2017 Navutu Stars Mission Report

We continue to be eternally grateful to Madda, Giovanna and Freddie, the owners of Navutu Stars, who continue to gift the entire resort to our teams for the duration of our mission . For over a decade, we have been guided by their altruistic spirit to provide medical and dental care to Navutu’s community, the very gracious rural Fijians of the Yasawas   You are exemplary of supporting the global community of humanity.   We all are enriched

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2016 mission report from Loloma Foundation

“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” – Helen Keller While I’d never, ever want to relive dealing with the events caused by the devastation of Cyclone Winston, it was the year that epitomized the immense power of what a global community can do. Donors opened their wallets and hearts, and over 500 people stepped up to deliver, stabilize and rebuild those affected by the cyclone. Everyone worked hard to meet deadlines dictated

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Navutu Stars Dental/Medical Mission

Navutu Stars: 26 January to 6 February, 2018 We will be returning for the 13th year to Navutu Stars Resort on Yageta Island in the Yasawa chain of islands, located on the western side of Viti Levu. This mission consists of a full dental operatory of prosthodontics, general and oral surgery. Portable Aseptico dental units are used to create a field operatory at the resort, complete with autoclaving capability. All of the supplies are provided by the

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Matangi Island Dental/Eye/Medical Mission

Matangi Island Dental/Medical Mission.  April 20-April 30, 2018 We will be hosted by Matangi Island Resort, a five star resort on its own island off the coast of Taveuni. This mission consists of a full dental operatory of general dentists who will work with our Aseptico units at a field operatory at Matangi Island Resort, complete with autoclaving capability. All of the dental supplies are provided by the foundation. This team will consist of an

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Taveuni Hospital, Hand Surgery

Taveuni Hospital, General Surgery —May 4-May 13, 2018 A  Hand surgeon will offer reconstructive surgery to the hand which would include resetting of finger fractures and hand fractures. Fused fingers can be repaired.  Chronic infections can be addressed and tendon contractures can be repaired. Each day the team will work at the hospital in the operating theater performing surgeries on pre-screened patients. Five days of surgery and Sundays are

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Taveuni Hospital,Reconstructive Surgery

Taveuni Hospital, General Medical and Reconstructive Surgery —11 May-20 May, 2018 This team will be returning to perform reconstructive surgery at the Taveuni Hospital. Each day, the team will work at the hospital in the operating theater performing surgeries on pre-screened patients. We are looking for an anesthesiologist, nurses and non-medical screeners. Five days of surgeries and Saturdays are at leisure to explore the island. The hospital

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Taveuni Hospital, General Surgery

Taveuni Hospital, General Surgery —May 18-May 27, 2018 This team will be returning to perform a multitude of difference general surgeries. Each day the team will work at the hospital in the operating theater performing surgeries on pre-screened patients. Five days of surgery and Sundays are at leisure to explore the island. We are soliciting anesthesiologists and recovery nurses and non-medical screeners for this team. The hospital is a fully functioning,

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