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USA Lakota/Sioux USA20-05b Closed
May 17 - May 22
Build relationships with the Oglala Lakota people on the Pine Ridge Reservation by sharing your faith and service through your veterinary skills. Veterinary work includes small animal vaccinations and internal and external parasite control (no LA work or SA surgery during this trip). Help to reach and support the younger generation though daily visits to the Pine Ridge Reservation schools teaching veterinary skills.
|Location||Pine Ridge Reservation|
|Cost||$420 (does not include travel costs to/from mission site)|
|Local Partner||Pastor Mike Merrival Lakota Baptist Church, Pastor Stanley Hollow Horn Wounded Knee Church of God and Pastors Gus and Terry Craven Eagle Nest Life Center.|
|Vet Work||Small animal spay and neuter clinic along with vaccinations, internal and external parasite control. Daily visits to Pine Ridge Reservation area schools teaching veterinary skills.|
|Ministry Work||Engage and share with community members during clinics and community meal times. Support and encourage local Pastors and business owners on the reservation through trust and relationship-building.|
|Number Needed||1 vet tech and 1-2 vet students.|