Touring the Greenhouses

Our eyes were opened to the successes and challenges of the greenhouses as we toured them with one of our local partners, Lori. Lori has spent the past 4 months working with the families as they try to perfect the art of growing with their greenhouses. They are currently working to improve their cycle, watering, and irrigation methods so the …

Greenhouse Introductions

Today we had the honor of meeting the largest of the greenhouse families…composing of 16 kids! We reached the property via a horse drawn carriage, which gave us a beautiful view of Romania’s farmland. The Giurgelea family lovingly welcomed us with a tour of their home. Our girls definitely took into account our privileged lifestyle when they learned 6 of …

Summer 2014 mission trip

Mercy Walk is sending a team to Romania! Our schedule is packed with some exciting opportunities as we continue our collaboration with our Romania partners. Focuses include observing and evaluating the green houses, hosting medical clinics, and bringing incite to the healthcare system. We are especially excited to kick off the new greenhouse co-op by selling some fresh tomatoes! This …

Exchange of Dance choreography bridges cultures

After many months of preparation, three high school students traveled to Oradea, Romania to share in the excitement of dance and exchange unique choreography with local studio. The purpose was to teach certain styles of dance not regularly performed, to learn traditional regional dance techniques and to build friendships with their Romanian counterparts. The studio is challenged with poor funding …

How are we making a difference in Romania

This past Sunday, the team from Seattle participated in a one day primary care clinic and medical screening in a rural community outside of Oradea, Romania. Taylor Buck, Kendra Brown and Sarah Smith organized the clinic. They set up a triage area, registration and small pharmacy. Prior to the event, they helped obtain important medicines and supplies. It was clear …

Look Who Is Going To Romania

These three girls are excited about starting the trip to Romania Kendra, Taylor and Sarah are traveling with other team members from Seattle to Romania to provide some primary medical care in a rural community , collaborate with regional healthcare leaders and participate in a dance workshop. Stay tuned for more stories, updates and inspiring tales.